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Preschool BMI Screening: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

Vision and hearing problems are a couple of things that schools routinely screen for as kids start their education.  In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Esther Krych explains how some schools are doing even more. To listen, click the link below. Preschool BMI Screening

Created by Joel Streed

BMI measurement may be missing 25 percent of children who could be considered obese, Mayo Clinic research says

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Physicians using body mass index (BMI) to diagnose children as obese may be missing 25 percent of kids who have excess body fat despite a normal BMI, which can be a serious concern for long-term health, according to a Mayo Clinic study published online today in Pediatric Obesity. [...]

Created by Traci Klein

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