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The CDC study found that 2 in 3 U.S. adults weigh more than recommended, with more than 630,000 Americans diagnosed with a cancer associated with overweight and obesity. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Research compiled by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control have found that being overweight and/or obese are linked to at least 13 different kinds of cancer. The study looked at cancers in U.S. adults age 50-74 and found a startling divide. From 2005-2014, cancers associated with being overweight or obese rose 7 percent while those not associated with those conditions experienced a 13 percent drop.


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