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Latest Sara Bleich Stories

2012-01-26 12:49:26

A patient’s body mass index (BMI) may not be the only factor at play when a physician diagnoses a patient as obese.

Exercise Labels More Effective Than Calorie Counts On Soda Cans
2011-12-16 11:11:32

Researchers attempting to find methods to keep teens from reaching for sugary sodas averaging 250 calories each, posted three different kinds of signs outside convenience stores recently.

2010-05-07 13:21:45

When analyzing obesity disparities among women, socioeconomic status and social context may be more important than race, according to a study by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health’s Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).