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Good article on obesity discrimination:
Is obesity a disease, or merely a condition?
December 16, 2013 12:00 AM
Earlier this year, the American Medical Association announced it would be classifying obesity as a disease, citing an “overabundance of clinical evidence.” In approving its Resolution 420, the AMA compared obesity to lung cancer — suggesting that obesity is a “chosen lifestyle,” characterized by overeating or inactivity is like suggesting lung cancer is not a disease because it can be brought about by smoking cigarettes.
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