A veterinary researcher brings us the latest on a mysterious canine respiratory illness spreading in the U.S. Then, a writer explains the problems with using body mass index as a measurement of a person’s health, without context.
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A mysterious canine respiratory illness is spreading—here's how to protect your pet
Across the country, dogs have been contracting a mysterious respiratory illness with symptoms similar to that of kennel cough. We talk to a veterinary researcher about the current threat level, and how to protect your pet from getting sick.
The problem with using BMI out of context
The usefulness of body mass index, or BMI, has long been called into question as a measure of health, particularly when used on its own. With the mainstreaming of obesity drugs, we take a look at the potential consequences of using BMI without the context of a person’s overall health.
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