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2013-06-10 23:00:51

Discrimination against obese and overweight individuals at work place and academia kept in closet for many years. Many people idealize prescription drugs as a solution to weight loss but yet missed an opportunity on a weight loss product, such as PhenObestin 37.5 that has been widely available. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 The most recent tweet by a Professor of Psychology at the University of New Mexico, Geoffrey Miller sparked an outrage across the country when he tweeted an insulting...

2013-05-11 23:03:32

The Association for Size Diversity and Health will host its 2013 Conference: “Staying the Health At Every Size® Course: Navigating the Weight Debate in the Evolving Healthcare Environment,” in Chicago, Illinois, from June 28-30. Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) will host its 2013 Educational Conference entitled “Staying the Health At Every Size® Course: Navigating the Weight Debate in the Evolving...

2012-04-30 13:17:43

Obese women are more likely to be discriminated against when applying for jobs and receive lower starting salaries than their non-overweight colleagues, a new study has found. The study, led by The University of Manchester and Monash University, Melbourne, and published in the International Journal of Obesity, examined whether a recently developed measure of anti-fat prejudice, the universal measure of bias (UMB), predicted actual obesity job discrimination. The researchers also assessed...

2011-08-02 00:00:31

ASDAH Conference Entitled: "No Body Left Behind - The HAESSM Model: Ensuring an Inclusive Approach to Health and Wellness" Features All-Star Lineup San Fracisco. CA (PRWEB) August 01, 2011 The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) is pleased to announce that they have been granted a trademark for Health At Every Size® services and materials This is the culmination of many months of patient work and planning on the part of the ASDAH Board, who are careful to stress that the...

2011-06-11 00:00:30

The Association for Size Diversity and Health Taps Four Prominent Members to Share HAESâ“ž  Insights at http://www.healthateverysizeblog.org Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) is pleased to announce the launch of the organization's new blog today. The blog located at healthateverysizeblog.org went live today with a new post by prominent member Linda Bacon, PhD. Dr. Bacon is one of four invited by The...

2011-04-11 00:00:40

The Association for Size Diversity and Health's Educational Conference Features New Research Supporting Efficacy of Health At Every Size(SM) as well as the Premiere of Darryl Roberts' New Film Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) April 8, 2011 The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) is pleased to announce its new Educational Conference entitled "No BODY Left Behind "“ The HAES(SM) Model: Ensuring an Inclusive Approach to Health and Wellness". The conference, to be held at the...

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2010-04-18 09:20:00

Prejudice towards obese people is rife among trainee health professionals, but can be modified, new research has found. The study, published in the journal Obesity, says weight-based discrimination by the public has increased by 66% over the past decade with anti-fat prejudice among health professionals found to be high in western nations, and often exceeding that found within the general population. The research, by scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Hawaii and Yale University,...

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2009-04-28 14:25:00

Many obese Americans are taking part in an online campaign against dieting. The new movement is being fueled by bloggers who refer to their collective as the "fat-o-sphere", according to Reuters. One of those bloggers is 34-year-old Kate Harding of Chicago. Harding, the author of the book "Lessons from the Fat-o-Sphere." She told Reuters that she spent most of her early life trying different diet schemes, none of which ever seemed to work. She, along with others within the movement, has come...

2009-04-18 14:10:13

The National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance says the U.S. carrier United Airlines should change its policy regarding overweight passengers. The civil rights organization said in a news release Friday that United's new policy of charging over-sized passengers for two seats when necessary is discriminatory. Tall, short, thin or fat, broad shoulders, wide hips or longer legs "¦ people come in all sizes and it is rare for any coach seat to provide a comfortable and pleasant travel...


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