Overweight a problem for millions by Michael H. K. Irwin

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Published by Public Affairs Pamphlet in New York .

Written in English

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  • Obesity.

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Statementby Michael H. K. Irwin
SeriesPublic affairs pamphlet, no. 364
LC ClassificationsRC628 .I7
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Number of Pages20
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Open LibraryOL5929947M
LC Control Number64055471

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