Stories tagged "obesity"

Body mass index tied to friendships, relationships

September 29th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

In two studies on body mass index, UH Mānoa researchers find that heavy adolescents have heavy friends and heavy women have poor relationships.

Woman’s size shouldn’t influence contraceptive counseling

August 29th, 2008 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Although some studies suggest overweight and obese women have a higher risk of unintended pregnancy, it’s probably not due to any difference in their behavior.