Monthly Archives: September 2016

When doctors fail to see past weight, other problems lurk

When doctors fail to see past weight, other problems lurk “Part of the problem, both patients and doctors say, is a reluctance to look beyond a fat person’s weight. Patty Nece, 58, went to an orthopedist because her hip was aching. … Continue reading

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If the average woman is ‘plus-sized’, why doesn’t our fashion reflect that?

If the average woman is ‘plus-sized’, why doesn’t our fashion reflect that? “America’s streets are full of what the fashion industry labels “plus-sized women” – far more than we previously thought. Thanks to a new study, we now know that … Continue reading

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Being Fat And Fit Won’t Save You From Diabetes: Study

Being Fat And Fit Won’t Save You From Diabetes: Study “Being physically active is not enough if you want to avoid type 2 diabetes. The odds of developing type 2 diabetes were even greater among people who were overweight or obese, … Continue reading

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