Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Director's Comments: Weight and Health Reconsidered

Listen to the NLM Director's Comments called "Weight and Health Reconsidered." The transcript is also available.

Recent findings suggest about 24 percent of normal weight adults are at risk for cardiovascular disease while half of overweight adults are not. The findings, from a U.S. national study recently published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, partially challenge a stereotype that associates weight and health problems. The findings add insights about watching your waist -- plus the importance of regular exercise...


[Source: What's New on MedlinePlus]

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