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Report: Being slightly overweight lowers risk of early death

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A report in the Journal of the American Medical Association says obesity increases the risk of an early death by 18 percent -- but being slightly overweight lowers the risk by 6 percent. Dr. Jon LaPook spoke with Anthony Mason on how the location of the body fat can make a difference.

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