Friday, September 5, 2008

Link Explored Between Obesity And Asthma

“In the first asthma study that controls for risk factors such as smoking, medication, gastroesophageal reflux, and demographics, researchers from Kaiser Permanente have found that hospitalization for asthma is about five times as likely for obese people than for non-obese people. The findings are published in the September issue of the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.”

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