Does your weight affect your paycheck? It sure does!

The highest-paid employees are heavy men and thin women. Hard to digest, you say? Here are a few findings from a University of Florida study of 20,000 German and American workers. For example, women who weigh 25 pounds more than the group norm earn $14,000 less than their average-size colleagues. And this one may or may not be fair: For men, their paychecks increase with the

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