Study finds BMI mislabels millions as overweight or obese
A new study from UCLA finds that some 54 million Americans who are labeled as obese or overweight according to their body mass index are, when you take a closer look, actually healthy. Read more
A beleaguered Pasadena public health director has been offered a position leading a health district in north Georgia, though officials there say they were unaware he’d been placed on leave. Read the full article: Los Angeles Times Read more
People who have had policies cancelled can now avoid the mandate to buy coverage next year. Read more
The vote likely will step up pressure on insurers to pay doctors for discussing obesity with patients. Read more
More adolescents are using pot, and they increasingly believe that it’s benign, a survey finds. Read more

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