09/29/2011 04:24 pm ET Updated Nov 29, 2011

Obesity Among People 60 And Over Intensifying: Columbia University Report

What is the #1 financial risk as we age? The answer, according to a new study, is clear: obesity.

According to a report by Claire Wang -- researcher at the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health -- and her colleagues, the rising burden of obesity among people 60 and older is intensifying.

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