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Karen Kaplan

Karen Kaplan is science and medicine editor at the Los Angeles Times. Before joining the science group in 2005, she covered technology in the Business section for 10 years. In a parallel universe without journalism, she’d have a career in economics, genetics, biostatistics or some other field that describes the world in math.
Si eres un adulto en los Estados Unidos, hay un 50% de probabilidades de que hayas estado a dieta en el último año

Si eres un adulto en los Estados Unidos, hay un 50% de probabilidades de que hayas estado a dieta en el último año

If you're an adult in America, there's about a 50-50 chance you've been on a diet in the past year

Dieting has become the new normal in the U.S. If you doubt this is true, just ask two American adults whether they’ve tried to lose weight in the past year. Odds are, one of them will say yes, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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