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Study: Some Extra Weight OK After All

Researchers in Denmark say it may be time to add a few kilograms to the scale that charts our optimal weight. They've done new research suggesting that carrying a bit of extra weight is less dangerous now than it was 40 years ago. The surprising results came from a study that looked at mortality rates, and compared them to people's body mass index.   BMI not what it used to be Also called BMI (body mass index), the index is a ratio of a person's height to their...

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