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04 March 2011

Stigma weighs heavily on obese

The discrimination obese people feel, whether it is poor service or being treated differently at work, may have a direct impact on their physical health, researchers say.

The discrimination that obese people feel, whether it is poor service at a restaurant or being treated differently in the workplace, may have a direct impact on their physical health, according to new research from Purdue University, US.

34% of US adults obese

 
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