Barbara Shelly

June 20, 2013 6:32 PM

OK, call obesity a sickness if it leads to wellness

It’s very strange to think of one-third of Americans as being sick, and the American Medical Association’s definition is bound to receive push back. But Americans have always been able to rally in favor of healing. Defining obesity as a disease should not be looked at as a cop-out but as a call for action.

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