For a detailed explanation of the results, more information on the BMI for children, and suggestions for helping your child be healthier, visit the Center for Disease Control’s website. To determine your own BMI, try this adult calculator.
Do you need to shape up? This week, Need to Know correspondent Dr. Emily Senay reports on a wide-ranging initiative to combat childhood obesity. In order to determine the impact of the year-long experiment, students in Somerville, Mass., were tracked at the beginning and end of the school year. Body mass index, or BMI, was [...]