ICYMI: October 6, 2017

Published on October 6, 2017

Updated on November 1, 2019

ICYMI: October 6, 2017


Feature Story

Obesity-related cancers on the rise in the U.S.


Obesity-related cancers on the rise in the U.S.
TUESDAY, October 3, 2017 (CBS News) — There’s a link between obesity and 40 percent of all the cancers diagnosed in the United States, health officials reported Tuesday.

That doesn’t mean too much weight is causing all these cancer cases, just that there’s some kind of still-to-be explained association, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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