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Obesity epidemic

Is plastic making us fat?

Researchers are exploring whether exposure to common chemicals during early development could set us up for a lifetime battle with the bulge

By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / January 14, 2008

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Being fat has long been seen as a personal problem, fixed only by struggling against the proliferation of fast food restaurants, unlucky genes, and a sedentary life. (Full article: 1175 words)

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