Items Tagged ‘government study’

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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