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Obesity ProCon.org

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Opponents contend that obesity is not a disease because it is a preventable risk factor for other diseases; is the result of eating too much; and is caused by ...

The Breakthrough Institute - Obesity Is Not a Disease

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Sep 19, 2013 ... Defining obesity as a disease makes little sense, particularly since 'disease' signals something outside the normal. In reality, obesity is totally ...

Dr. Keith Ablow: Obesity is not a disease - and neither is alcoholism ...

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Jun 20, 2013 ... The American Medical Association (AMA) has decided to classify obesity as a disease. This decision is another example of inventing illnesses ...

Is obesity a disease? - World Obesity Federation

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Arguments against the classification of obesity as a disease have been ... To promote an understanding that obesity is not simply an inevitable consequence of ...

Is Obesity Really a Disease? - The Atlantic

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Jun 24, 2013 ... Yet many sensible people, from physicians to philosophers, know that declaring obesity a disease is a mistake. Simply put, obesity is not a ...

Defining Obesity as a Disease May Do More Harm Than Good ...

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Jun 19, 2013 ... “Recognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the ... to determine conclusively whether or not obesity is a medical disease state.

You think obesity is a disease, but it is not. | Teen Essay About ...

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Obesity is a widespread condition that is commonly mistermed as a disease due to lack of understa.

Debate: Is Obesity A Disease? | Prevention

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Jun 24, 2013 ... In some ways, cataloging obesity as a disease is a way of conferring legitimacy: it is a condition, not a lapse in willpower; it warrants medical ...

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Mar 13, 2015 ... Read the full transcript here: http://psychologyofeating.com/obesity-is-not-a- disease-video-with-marc-david/ If you are alive in the United States ...

Is Obesity a Disease? - Live Science

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Jun 27, 2012 ... Others argue obesity is a risk factor for health problems, but not a disease itself. They say calling obesity a disease would stigmatize a huge ...

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Obesity Is Not a Disease - | National Review

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Jul 3, 2013 ... The way out of obesity is to eat less and better and to move your body.” #page# The attitudinal change around obesity is not an isolated ...

Why Labeling Obesity As A Disease Is A Big Mistake - Forbes

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Jul 9, 2013 ... Focus on the society that promotes obesity, not on the individual.

Obesity Not a Disease, AMA Council Says | Medpage Today

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Jun 17, 2013 ... CHICAGO -- Obesity is hard to define and diagnose, and partly because of that is not a disease, an American Medical Association council said ...