TITLE

Scientists Say . . . TV Can Make You Gain Weight

PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Current Health 1;Nov99, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that watching television is a cause of obesity.
ACCESSION #
2512648

 

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