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In the News, Obesity

A call to support, not shame, obese people

Encourage people to be healthier, while not shaming them for their weight? Seems pretty un-provocative (and reasonable) to me, but as CommonHealth’s Carey Goldberg writes today, an essay from Stanford Medicine X presenter Esther Dyson seems to have “touched a nerve” with readers. Take a look at the Slate piece and see what you think.

Previously: Forum to focus on how food policies affect our nation’s obesity rates, Examining why instilling healthy eating and exercise habits in children may not prevent obesity later in life and Four states examine their cultural environment to reduce obesity rates

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