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Grizzly bears pile on the fat every autumn. But in their obese state through hibernation, they don’t appear to suffer health consequences like overweight humans do. Scientists in eastern Washington are trying to figure out why. A new study involving those bears may yield insights into possible therapies for human obesity and diabetes.

Aired: 07/27/15

Rating: NR

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