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It's implicit was posted 03/31/2012 08:43 am by StacyJ
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That's why it triggered the ire of a number on the board. When the story is presented as X causes Y and it's not emphasized that only a small number of cases of Y are actually caused by X, it makes it seem like the majority of PC patients are fat and lazy.

Also, it's childhood/teenage obesity that's primarily been correlated with PC. Most folks who are in the major ages groups for PC diagnosis were kids at a time when childhood obesity was almost nonexistent. It would have been more useful if the study had pointed out this fact plus the fact that rates of obesity among children have skyrocketed. There could be a PC 'explosion' in a few decades as a result.

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