Overweight

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Waist Or Weight … Which Should You Measure?

Most medical offices have a “BMI” chart right next to the scale that you step on before you see the doctor. But that BMI chart may be more than a little misleading. As CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, it’s not only the BMI that needs a fresh look, but also the concept of bodies shaped like an apple or a pear.

08/26/2013

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Do You Like Your Doctor Skinny Or Pudgy?

How do you feel about seeing a doctor who is 20-30 pounds overweight? How does you doctor feel about you if you are 20-30 pounds overweight? CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida looks at two new studies that show neither doctor or patient is respectful when the other has a waistline that’s ready to explode.

05/01/2013

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