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.
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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.
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Obesity and the US Military a look at the obesity crisis as it affects military members and military families
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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: / / /
this american life logo Tell Me I'm Fat Let's change our perspective on how we view being fat.
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New York Times Parents Should Avoid Comments on a Child's Weight What do you do when you see your child gaining weight? How do you address it? Studies show that commenting on weight directly - although tempting - is not the answer.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJune 16, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / /
Project Implicit Project Implicit A series of implicit association tests that offer insight into our implicit biases.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinMay 8, 2016Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /