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Schools in nearly a quarter of all states record body mass index scores, measuring hundreds of thousands of students. (Getty Images)

Schools Increasingly Check Students For Obesity

Chula Vista school district among schools working to calculate BMI for students.

03/29/2014

File photo of a person eating fast food. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Fast Food Consumers’ BMIs Go Up By .03 Per Meal

A recent study suggests that a person’s body mass index, or BMI, increases by .03 every time he or she consumes a fast food meal.

02/03/2014

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Study: Obese Doctors Less Likely To Diagnose Obesity

A new study that looked at the weight of both doctors and their patients found obese doctors were less likely to diagnose obesity in their patients.

02/06/2012