Body Weight and Length of Hospital Stays Body Weight and Length of Hospital Stays
Science Daily reported this story about body weight and the length of hospital stays (summarized at ReadOasis Step 2). Researchers have found a direct... Body Weight and Length of Hospital Stays

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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