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Overweight and healthy: the concept of metabolically healthy obesity

Posted September 24, 2013, 4:31 pm Patrick J. Skerrett, Former Executive Editor, Harvard Health Publications Carrying too many pounds is a solid signal of current or future health problems. But not for everyone. Some people who are overweight or obese mange to escape the usual hazards, at least temporarily. This weight subgroup has even earned its own monikerómetabolically healthy obesity. …

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