WATER COOLER TALK: Obesity Labled a Disease Agree or Disagree?

Comments: 0  | Leave A Comment


The American Medical Association has adopted a new policy that officially labels obesity as a disease “requiring a range of medical interventions to advance obesity treatment and prevention.”

The U.S. obesity rate increased almost 50% between 1997 and 2012, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Today, nearly 30% of American adults are considered obese, and the problem is almost as prevalent in kids.

Follow me on Twitter: @NiaNoelle @NiaNolPower1075


Source: CNN

Join the Conversation! Share and Discuss!


Leave a Comment


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 649 other followers