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2013-06-20 16:27:39

AMA decision missing critical definition. SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of The American Medical Association's (AMA) recent announcement that obesity has now been classified as a disease, the way in which obesity is measured has come under fire. Body Mass Index (BMI), the national standard for measuring obesity, is an antiquated and highly inaccurate system invented in 1835 that does not consider gender or age. Internationally renowned body...