How should obesity be treated?
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Published by Greenhaven Press in Detroit .
Written in English


  • Obesity -- Popular works

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStefan Kiesbye, book editor.
GenrePopular works
SeriesAt issue
ContributionsKiesbye, Stefan.
LC ClassificationsRC628 .H69 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23202700M
ISBN 109780737744224, 9780737744231
LC Control Number2009013595

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