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Is it better to be 'fat but fit' or 'slim but sedentary'? – Not all scientists agree on recent research

Since the 80s, scientists have clashed over the ‘obesity paradox’ but measuring obesity by BMI alone may not be accurate Is it better to be ‘fat but fit’ or ‘slim but sedentary’? – Not all scientists agree on recent research Independent.ie Can you really be ‘fat, but fit’? Known as the ‘obesity paradox’, it’s a… Read More »

EDs could save $8.3B annually with better primary care, study finds

Dive Brief: More effective primary care could save emergency departments an estimated $ 8.3 billion annually, according to a new Premier analysis. Of 24 million visits by patients with certain chronic conditions in 2017, 4.3 million were potentially avoidable. Patients with those conditions contributed to nearly 60% of all ED visits at nearly 750 hospitals… Read More »