Science Daily reported this story about body weight and the length of hospital stays (summarized at ReadOasis Step 2).
Researchers have found a direct relationship between body weight and how long and often a person stays in the hospital. On average, heavy people stayed 1.5 days longer in the hospital than those of normal weight. The problem is connected to disease. Forty-six percent of overweight adults have high blood pressure. Being too heavy is also linked to an increased risk of heart dis...

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