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BMI—Why It Exists and How to Calculate It

By On November 21, 2017

Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a tool physicians and researchers use to quickly identify individuals who suffer from obesity or near obesity.… Read More

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Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking

By On September 14, 2015

The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, recently launched a campaign targeting the importance of walking: Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities.… Read More

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Heart Disease and Women: Know the Risks and Preventions

By On February 6, 2015

The goal of National Wear Red Day is to “encourage everyone to wear red, raise their voices, know their cardiovascular risk, and take action to live longer, healthier lives.” … Read More

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Hidden Sugars Pose Significant Health Risks

By On June 2, 2014

As a whole, Americans are eating too much sugar in their diets. On average, adults consume 22 teaspoons of sugar a day and teenagers are consuming 34 teaspoons. This adds up to… Read More