News tagged with obesity

Rules of attraction

Nicholas Christakis, whose research has shown how everything from obesity to smoking to happiness spreads through social networks, said Monday that the human ability to form lasting relationships results from a trade-off ...

dateMay 04, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Obese British man in court fight for surgery

A British man weighing 22 stone (139 kilograms, 306 pounds) launched a court appeal Monday against a decision to refuse him state-funded obesity surgery because he is not fat enough.

dateJul 11, 2011 in Other
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