Prescription drugs may have impact on obesity problems

05/19/2004 | SeattlePI.com

While fast food and lack of exercise take much of the blame for the nation's obesity problems, experts say some prescription medicines also may play a role in weight gain. Drugs for conditions such as depression, high blood pressure and diabetes can cause weight gain and researchers say a sharp rise in obesity rates beginning in the mid-1970s has loosely coincided with a rise in the use of prescription medication.

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