Depression, Obesity May Go Hand In Hand

HealthDay (10/17, Reinberg) reports that, according to a report released by the US National Center for Health Statistics, “depression and obesity tend to go hand in hand.” Researchers found that the “combination was so common that 43 percent of depressed adults were also obese,” with the association “even more prevalent among those taking antidepressants: 55 percent of those patients were also obese.”

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— “Obesity and Depression Often Twin Ills, Study Finds,” Steven Reinberg, HealthDay, October 16, 2014.

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