Workers’ compensation is just for work injury and illness, right? In theory, perhaps, but research at Duke University shows there isn't the bright line the systems assume. Personal health issues that have little to do with work can have a profound effect on workers’ compensation, dramatically increasing costs, durations and claim incidence. Obesity is such a condition, particularly as it relates to high-risk occupations. 

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