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Pervasive Weight Discrimination a Serious Health Risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- Weight discrimination poses serious risks to the psychological and physical health of obese individuals and should be considered a social justice issue as well as a public health priority, ...

May 20, 2010
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Link between over-indebtedness and obesity identified

Scientists at the University of Mainz have discovered a close correlation between over-indebtedness and obesity. According to the report published in the journal BMC Public Health, over-indebted Germans are more likely to be ...

Aug 11, 2009
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'Tough love' no good for obesity interventions

Obese people support lifestyle-change interventions, rather than those that purely promote weight loss. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Public Health interviewed 142 obese people about their ...

Jul 14, 2010
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