Nation’s Doctors Classify Obesity As Disease

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Nation’s Doctors Classify Obesity As Disease

At their annual meeting this week, the American Medical Association officially recognized obesity, which affects about a third of all Americans, as a disease. What do you think?

  • “So the first lady has just been hassling a bunch of sick kids?”

    Margo Leder
    Orchestra Conductor
  • “I hope this means I can get my insurance company to pay for some wider pants.”

    Lewis Pontrelli
    Ribbon Winder
  • “Fat people don’t deserve any more sympathy than they already get.”

    Terry Chooljian
    Flatware Maker