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Cash and Competition Can Boost Weight Loss, University of Pennsylvania Study


4/3/2013 7:05:43 AM

People offered cash awards to lose weight may drop more pounds if they’re competing with others in the same situation. A new study enrolled employees of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia who had a body mass index (BMI) of 30 to 40 kg/m2 and compared two weight-loss incentive strategies.

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