TV, Cars Linked To Increased Rates Of Obesity And Diabetes, Simon Fraser University Study

Published: Feb 11, 2014

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Low-income countries may soon be facing the same obesity and diabetes epidemics as higher income nations, thanks to technology, Medical Daily reported. As part of the Prospective Urban and Rural Epidemiological (PURE study), data on 153,996 adults in 107,599 households from 17 countries evaluated the health conditions of participants and their home environment – including whether they owned a TV, computer or car.

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