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Latest Anti-fat bias Stories

fat shaming on social media
2014-10-04 09:24:49

New research from the National Institutes of Health analyzes how people chat about weight on different social media platforms

High Obesity Bias Found Among Med School Students
2013-05-24 10:23:44

According to a new report in the Journal of Academic Medicine, two out of five medical students are unknowingly biased against obese people.

2012-11-06 03:41:55

Medical researchers at the University of Alberta studied the records of nearly 1000 patients who were admitted to hospital with pneumonia and noted those who were obese were more apt to survive compared to those who were of normal weight.


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palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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