Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, September 26th, 2005
"The aim of this work was to study the association between obesity and smoking habits in young adults. Specifically, we tested the hypothesis that obesity does not prevent young adults from smoking and conversely smoking does not protect against obesity. Trained nurses interviewed participants concerning demographic data and health behaviors such as smoking. At the time of the interview, weight and height were measured. Data were analyzed retrospectively," investigators in Israel report.
"Participants included a representative sample of Israel Defense Force (IDF) personnel upon discharge from...
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