Teen obesity is linked to later social, economic problems

07/28/2010 | National Public Radio (text and audio)

There are social and economic consequences of being overweight in high school and beyond, researchers said. A study found that people who have been chronically overweight since high school were 50% more likely to be unemployed, on welfare and single. A separate study showed overweight people are 26 times more likely to report discrimination than their normal-weight peers.

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