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Mon August 5, 2013

SLU Cardiologist, Nutritionist Weigh In On The AMA's Classification Of Obesity As A Disease

(via Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Earlier this year, the American Medical Association voted to re-classify obesity as a disease rather than a condition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one-third of adults in the United States are obese. Combine those two facts, and it can now be said that one in three Americans are ill, all with the same disease.

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