The costs of obesity: what occupational health nurses need to know.

  • Debra L Thompson
  • Published 2007 in
    AAOHN journal : official journal of the American…

Abstract

Each year millions of Americans struggle with obesity and health problems related to it. Despite the focus on health promotion and healthy lifestyles, the obesity epidemic is worsening. Disability, decreased quality of life, greater health care use, decreased workplace productivity, and increased absenteeism may be associated with obesity, leading to higher… (More)

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