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Grizzly bears studied for obesity answers

Researchers are looking at some of the best weight-gainers in the animal kingdom hoping to shed some light on obesity.

A drug company is looking at grizzly bears - the animals that eat more than 50,000 calories a day and gain hundreds of pounds leading up to its winter hibernation.

Unlike humans, though, the bears' cholesterol and blood pressure spikes, and weight gain, doesn't affect their health.

Read more in Wall Street Journal Life & Culture.

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