News tagged with body mass index

Obese British man in court fight for surgery

A British man weighing 22 stone (139 kilograms, 306 pounds) launched a court appeal Monday against a decision to refuse him state-funded obesity surgery because he is not fat enough.

dateJul 11, 2011 in Other
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Mining big data for Cupid's arrows

About a third of all people who were single at some point in the last 10 years have used dating websites, and a quarter of those have married or entered long-term relationships.

dateFeb 13, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Shunning the sun may be harmful to your health

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States, with more than a million new cases diagnosed each year. But efforts to prevent it might be creating a health crisis of another sort.

dateDec 21, 2010 in Health
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