Examining the efficacy of BMI “report cards”

November 20, 2020

Screening children for their body mass index (BMI) and sending “report cards” to parents has been suggested as an intervention to combat childhood obesity. Are they really as effective as some think?

How school closures may have impacted children’s life expectancy

November 18, 2020

The debate over schools re-opening during the pandemic hasn’t abated and isn’t likely to with the start of a third wave. A model offers insight into how the school disruptions may impact the life expectancy of the affected children.