The ABC’s Ask the Doctor sends mixed messages about obesity

The ABC’s Ask the Doctor sends mixed messages about obesity

… The first episode tackles Australia’s “obesity epidemic”, a term not everyone is comfortable with. For instance, fat activists (who challenge mainstream views of body size) and many sociologists reject both the terms “obesity” and “epidemic”. They argue these words medicalise fatness and create a moral panic about body size…

 

 

 

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