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New Guidelines for Obesity Screening: Good plan, but missing underlying social issues

All physicians should screen all adults for obesity. So say new guidelines published this week by he US Preventive Services Task Force. The guidelines recommend measuring each persons height and weight to calculate their body mass index or BMI. Everyone with BMI of 30+ should be referred to counseling and behavior change support programs.

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