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Why are Brazilians unhealthier than ever?

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Diabetes and obesity have risen in Brazil. Photo: Commons
obesity world diabetes day
Diabetes and obesity have risen in Brazil. Photo: Commons

Rates of diabetes in Brazil have more than doubled in recent years, according to data from the Ministry of Health. Findings reveal a 61.8 percent increase in the number of Brazilians taking diabetes medicine from 2006 to 2016, but others believe that the number of actual diagnoses could be...

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