Modern science versus the stigma of obesity


People often reserve their harshest judgments for those conditions about which the least is known. So, mental illness was once thought to be sign of the devil incarnate, ulcer disease was a result of an inability to deal with stress, colitis was a disorder of the high-strung and AIDS was a personal failing. Even cancer was a disease imbued with shame, with… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nm0604-563


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