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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Obesity gets a new diagnosis: It's a disease
The American Medical Association voted to recognize the condition impacting one in three Americans as a disease.
One in three American adults has a new disease diagnosis, whether they know it or not, because the
American Medical Association
has voted to formally classify obesity as a disease.
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Trisha M. Pacenti RN,BSN
Trisha M Pacenti-Gray