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Contact: Jim Dryden
jdryden@wustl.edu
314-286-0110
Washington University School of Medicine

M. Yanina Pepino, Washington University School of Medicine

Caption: Washington University investigator M. Yanina Pepino, Ph.D., has found that cigarette smoking among obese women interferes with the ability to taste fats and sweets and may drive them to consume more calories.

Credit: Robert Boston

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