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Obese patients less likely to die from infection after hospitalization, study finds

Obese patients less likely to die from infection after hospitalization, study finds



2018-05-26T06:30:00+0000

Hospitalized overweight or obese patients were more than 20 percent less likely to die from sepsis, a blood infection.

Obesity has been linked to several health issues, including heart disease and diabetes. However, the extra fat could have some benefits, according to a new report. 


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