Items Tagged ‘BMI’

January 18, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl Oestreich Karl Oestreich (@KarlWOestreich)

    January 18, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: AAN, American Academy of Neurology, AP, Becker’s Hospital Review, Bell Labs, belly fat, Bloomberg, Bloomberg Businessweek, BMI, Boston Herald, Cambridge, CBS Boston

January 2, 2013

A Few Extra Pounds Won’t Kill You—Really

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

In a finding that could undermine many New Year’s resolutions, a new government study shows that people who are overweight are less likely to die in any given period than people of normal weight…Doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., recently found that among 14,000 people, those with a normal BMI, but a high […]

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Tags: BMI, CDC, Dr. Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, government study, heart disease, Obesity, overweight, Wall Street Journal

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