News tagged with weight discrimination

Weight bias plagues US elections

Overweight political candidates tend to receive fewer votes than their thinner opponents, finds a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University weight bias expert.

dateMay 19, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Pervasive Weight Discrimination a Serious Health Risk

( -- 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, according to a ...

dateMay 20, 2010 in Health
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