A few years ago, JAMA published a series of articles related to obesity prevention and management.
Defining “success” in preventing or managing obesity is usually based on a measure of weight (kg), BMI (kg/m2, z-score, percentile), and/or body fatness/composition. Continue reading
The most effective and impactful scientists are not just good at what they do; they’re also good at communicating what they do, both verbally and in writing. The more public aspect of communication includes oral presentations and seminars at conferences or in class rooms. These activities can inspire or discourage depending on the skill and talent (or lack thereof) of the speaker. Continue reading
Teens tend to have a tougher time making and maintaining healthy lifestyle changes compared to children. Continue reading
People rely on numerous sources of information to inform decisions in health and health services, including clinical experience, respected colleagues, or data from the ‘latest and greatest’ randomized controlled trial. Continue reading