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May 9, 2014

 

Close-up of a human ear

Obesity Linked To Hearing Loss

According to new research, even your sense of hearing may be threatened by being overweight.

September 27, 2003

 

Are you Overweight? Look to BMI

The most common criticism of the BMI is that it cannot tell the difference between fat and muscle. Because muscle is denser than fat an athlete’s BMI might indicate that he is overweight, but that extra weight might be composed more of muscle than fat.

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