Jun. 9th, 2016

Article headline in the latest issue of Science News Magazine:

'Overweight' may be healthiest BMI.

The article cites a number of studies showing that as a predictor of health issues, BMI is just a reasonably easy number to calculate (with no real predictive value).

Not that any of this research will stop health insurance companies from attempting to punish people with "unhealthy" BMIs....

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