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Do you think Obesity should be officially classified as a "disease"?

Poll Results: 5,735 votes

The AMA recently classified obesity as a disease. Learn more.

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Rosa Caldwell
Sunday April 20, 2014, 10:17 AM

Yes, often times it is genetic and can be a glandular problem.

Jonathan Smithsonian
Sunday April 20, 2014, 6:50 AM


Jonathan Smithsonian
Saturday April 19, 2014, 8:06 AM


Hayley C.
Tuesday April 15, 2014, 11:32 AM


Bev Baxter
Tuesday April 15, 2014, 3:29 AM

There are so many reasons why people are obese.. and its not always a case of just stuffing your face.. I think that we need to help those who want the help..

Courtney C.
Monday April 14, 2014, 7:41 AM

no isn't always a disease-type issue

Brenda Towers
Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:25 AM

It depends on the cause. Certainly anyone who is obese needs medical and psychological help.

Saturday April 12, 2014, 10:48 AM

I'm disappointed Care2 said they will be discontinuing polls

Natasha Salgado
Saturday April 12, 2014, 1:05 AM


Jonathan Smithsonian
Friday April 11, 2014, 8:05 PM


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