Published in Women's Health Law Weekly, September 25th, 2005
Study 1: Researchers have investigated variations in coronary procedure utilization depending on body mass index.
Scientists in the United States report, "Increased body mass index (BMI) (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters) is a risk factor for coronary heart disease and is associated with lower preventive services utilization. The relationship between BMI and utilization of diagnostic or therapeutic procedures for coronary heart disease has not been examined."
W.S. Yancy and colleagues of Duke University...
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