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Being Above Or Below Recommended Weight Could Shave 4 Years Off Life Expectancy

Having a higher body mass index has been linked to early mortality. A new study claimed that above or below the normal BMI increases a person's risk of dying from serious illnesses.

Public Health October 31, 2018

Pregnant Women Who Live Near Fracking Sites More Likely To Have Underweight Babies

Researchers have found that women who live near fracking sites are more likely to give birth to children with low birth weights. This is the latest evidence in the harmful effects caused by fracking.

Public Health December 15, 2017

BMI Incorrectly Tags Millions Of Americans As Obese And Unhealthy

A new study has found that BMI incorrectly tags millions of Americans as unhealthy. Experts said people should not only look at their BMI values, but other health markers as well.

Life February 8, 2016

Underweight people at a higher risk of death than overweight people, study says

A new study from St Michael's Hospital researcher Dr. Joel Ray has found the underweight people have a higher chance of early death than overweight and obese people.

Life March 29, 2014

Underweight baby girls have higher chances of fertility problems in adulthood: Study

Baby girls born underweight or small, have a higher likelihood of surviving into adulthood due to advances in medicine. However, a new study has shown that they may have problems with fertility later in life.

Life March 13, 2014

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