CDC Maps Couch Potatoes by State

CDC Maps Couch Potatoes by State

It should come as no surprise that obesity is a major problem for residents of the U.S. According to the National Center for Health Statistics, in 2016 40% of adults 20 or older were obese. This is based on a body mass index (BMI) of 30.0 or more. In addition, another...
Smart Thermometers Predict Flu Activity

Smart Thermometers Predict Flu Activity

There are no big winners in the annual influenza lottery. The best possible outcome requires three correct matches. Researchers must accurately predict the strains that will appear in the next year’s flu. Correct vaccine formulations¬†must be ready in time in...