Contributor: Francesca CiminoNovember 15, 2018Topics: / Keywords: / / /
huffpost Everything you know about obesity is wrong 15min read - A description of obesity, weight bias, fat shaming, and a bunch of the consequences from it. A popular article, not a research article, but a comprehensive look at the topic.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 20, 2018Topics: / / Keywords: / / / /
Understanding and overcoming the challenge of obesity in the armed forces From recruitment, to readiness, retention, resilience, and retirement, obesity affects the military every day. Between 2002 and 2011, the rate of obesity among active duty service members increased by more than half. Maintaining the health and wellness of service members is critical for national security. But like many Americans, service members, veterans, retirees and their families need community support to maintain a healthy weight.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoSeptember 18, 2018Topics: Keywords: /
KevinMD Can Doctors See Beyond Patients' Weight? A sibling shares his account of his sister's weight loss, the commentary and judgment that accompanied it, and the terrible outcome of its aftermath.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoOctober 19, 2017Topics: / / / / / / / Keywords: / / /
harvard Obesity: Can we stop the epidemic? A Harvard Public Health School look at the complexity of obesity and how we, as a medical community, try to address it.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 20, 2017Topics: / / / / Keywords: /
Obesity and the US Military a look at the obesity crisis as it affects military members and military families
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 12, 2017Topics: Keywords:
tedmed_wh_rgb Why do our brains get addicted a look at obesity from a biochemical perspective
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 8, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: / /
washington post Spotting eating disorders at the gym Gym employees are often in the position of spotting people who have eating disorders or are at risk, but approaching those people is not as easy as it may seem. A look at the conundrum of the overexerciser.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 30, 2017Topics: Keywords: / / / /
The Problem with Skinny Shaming A look at the difference between the bias against people who are "too skinny" vs those who are obese. They are not the same thing.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 30, 2017Topics: Keywords: / / /