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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Atlantic The Fine Line Between Educating and Shaming by Lindsay Abrams Slogans that stigmatize obesity don’t get their message across and may do more harm than good. In fact, considerable evidence demonstrates that individuals who feel stigmatized or shamed about their excess weight engage in higher calorie intake, unhealthy eating behaviors, binge-eating patterns, as well as avoidance of exercise. How can we be anti-obesity without being anti-obese people?
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