Study: BMI Not Accurate When Measuring Health StatusResearchers say more than 50 million Americans who are classified as overweight or obese based on their BMI (body mass index) are actually healthy.
Weight Loss Program Email Sparks Outrage At Local CollegeWhile the college has apologized, they say the program is in its third year and some students have decided to take advantage of it.
Thick Waist May Double Risk Of Premature DeathWhere you carry your weight could be as important, if not more important, than how much you weigh.
Children Who Are Obese Don't Necessarily Realize ItNearly 17% of US children and adolescents are obese. But, according to a CDC report, many people who are obese don’t consider themselves as having the condition.
Exposure To Natural Light May Influence Body WeightTwenty minutes of natural light in the morning is associated with leaner figures.
Yes, You Can Be Too ThinYou might be surprised that research has found that being underweight puts people at even higher risk of dying early than obesity.
Area Residents Can Learn How To Keep Their Hearts Healthy In NE PhiladelphiaCardiologist Dr. Thomas Metkus says it's essential for people to understand what may be happening to them so they know what not to ignore.
Study: TV In The Bedroom Leads To Weight Gain In KidsThinking of getting your child his or her own TV? You might want to reconsider.
Local Researchers: BMI Should Not Be Only Predictor Of Poor HealthLocal doctors are suggesting that a BMI score should not be the only predictor of poor health related to obesity.
Your Right To Play Music Is LimitedIs it illegal to play a song you've purchased? In some cases, yes. Depends on who might be listening.
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.
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