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

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

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Natasha Salgado
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 6:02 PM


Rhonda B.
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 3:47 PM


Mandeep Chhabra
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 10:27 AM

Research has shown that some people have an addictive personality and they will find their drug of choice be it illegal drugs, alcohol or food they all get in the way of quality of life hence obesity whether cause by food addiction or other medical reasons should be treated as a disease

Colette Dodds
Wednesday August 20, 2014, 4:21 AM

If you have amedical problem but if your at Mc Donalds everyday then who do you blame

john pierce
Tuesday August 19, 2014, 1:54 PM

It's an epidemic in this country. Especially sad to see a child of 7 or 8, fifty pounds overweight, trying to squeeze into a seat at McDonalds, while his mother stuffs french fries in his mouth by the handful.

Zazgyva A.
Monday August 18, 2014, 11:24 AM

actually, it already is... there are even special medical codes for it as a diagnosis

John B.
Sunday August 17, 2014, 7:12 AM

Yes, for the morbidly obese.

Hent Catalina-Maria
Friday August 15, 2014, 12:28 PM


Carol Johnson
Thursday August 14, 2014, 5:23 PM


Sandy G.
Thursday August 14, 2014, 12:29 PM


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