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American Medical Association Classifies Obesity as a Disease

In Food Policy This Week: 5 News Bites Leah Douglas 7 comments

The American Medical Association is an extensive network of doctors and medical students that sets "standards and policy for the medical profession." Though they have no legal jurisdiction, the group is influential in its decision-making. This week they made headlines by joining many other health and policy organizations in recognizing obesity as a disease . More

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