Dr. Nina Radcliff / Calling obesity a disease can have ill effects - Press of Atlantic City: Commentary

Dr. Nina Radcliff / Calling obesity a disease can have ill effects

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Friday, June 28, 2013 12:01 am

More than half of obese patients have never been told by their doctors, or a medical professional, that they should lose weight. Last week, the board of the American Medical Association announced that obesity is, in fact, a disease in the hopes that it would inspire the medical community to bear arms and actively engage in combat. Whether or not we agree with "medicalizing" obesity, one thing is for certain: The AMA's decision is controversial.

Thank you for reading and relying on pressofAtlanticCity.com for your news and information. You have now viewed your allowance of free articles.

You must login to view the full content on this page.

© 2016 Press of Atlantic City. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Thank you for reading and relying on pressofAtlanticCity.com for your news and information. You have now viewed your allowance of free articles.

loading...

Upcoming Events

CREATE AN EVENT