from the New York Times:
The study makes it clear that obesity, especially extreme obesity, can be lethal, causing some 112,000 extra deaths per year nationwide. But when the benefits of being modestly overweight are factored in (the 86,000 deaths prevented), the net excess mortality for all three categories is only 26,000.
Probably the wrong company lawyers to test...
That just stood out to me as the worst way to use statistics. Ok, maybe not the worst, that's reserved for people at school doing Maths homework, but its pretty bad.