HEALTHY LIVING
09/18/2012 11:53 am ET Updated Nov 18, 2012

More Data Suggests Fitness Matters More Than Weight

In study after study, overweight and moderately obese patients with certain chronic diseases often live longer and fare better than normal-weight patients with the same ailments. The accumulation of evidence is inspiring some experts to re-examine long-held assumptions about the association between body fat and disease.

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