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Yes, You Can Be Too Thin

You might be surprised that research has found that being underweight puts people at even higher risk of dying early than obesity.

04/09/2014

(Dr. Thomas S. Metkus, MD, FACC, FAHA of Mercy Cardiology at Nazareth Hospital. Photo Provided.)

Area Residents Can Learn How To Keep Their Hearts Healthy In NE Philadelphia

Cardiologist Dr. Thomas Metkus says it’s essential for people to understand what may be happening to them so they know what not to ignore.

03/16/2014

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Study: TV In The Bedroom Leads To Weight Gain In Kids

Thinking of getting your child his or her own TV? You might want to reconsider.

03/05/2014

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Local Researchers: BMI Should Not Be Only Predictor Of Poor Health

Local doctors are suggesting that a BMI score should not be the only predictor of poor health related to obesity.

09/08/2013

Your Right To Play Music Is Limited

Is it illegal to play a song you’ve purchased? In some cases, yes. Depends on who might be listening.

11/07/2012

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Treating The ‘Obese’

Since the word obese has a negative connotation, it might make sense for physicians to use another word when treating and counseling overweight patients.

10/10/2011

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BMI & Weight Loss

Dr. Marc Rabinowitz, of Prevention First Healthcare, stopped by Talk Philly to discuss BMI measurements and weight loss information. Watch the video… http://www.215prevent.com Call: 215-PREVENT (215-773-8368)

07/13/2011