Jim Byard's Health Beat
American Medical Association Labels Obesity A Disease

6/19/2013

Obesity is more than a health issue, its now classified as a disease by the American medical Association. Thats the word that came down Tuesday from the nations largest doctors organization during its annual meeting in Chicago. Classifying obesity as a disease is expected to dramatically change the way the medical community handles a condition that affects an average of one-in-three Americans.


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