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Entries by Charlotte Hilton Andersen from 04/2008

Give Up -- Just Be Fat

| Posted 04.03.2008 | Healthy Living

Would a thin gene test finally release fat people from the lazy-no-willpower-fat-is-contagious stereotype that our society is so fond of or would it only make it easier to pick them out to vilify?

What Your Personal Trainer Isn't Telling You

| Posted 04.06.2008 | Healthy Living

First off, many of them do things they would never ever tell a client to do. Also, They totally think you look fat in those pants.

When Dirty Is A Compliment

| Posted 04.10.2008 | Healthy Living

Getting caught doing this during the Spanish Inquisition was a one-way ticket to the iron maiden. In medieval times doing it was believed to infect you with the Black Death. What is it?

Not Your Grandma's Cage Fighting

| Posted 04.14.2008 | Healthy Living

One might assume that children would be prohibited from being thrown into a chain-link box and told to enact every school-yard bully's fantasy. You would be wrong. It is still legal in Missouri.

Food Stamp Fatties

| Posted 04.17.2008 | Business

I just discovered that my friend who makes just shy of six figures is -- through a quirk of our legal system -- eligible for food stamps AND is using them.

She's Gotta Be Hot

| Posted 04.20.2008 | Entertainment

Coming in May, a new documentary tackles America's internationally renowned obsession with beauty.

You Can't Look Like a Pin-Up and Eat Like a Linebacker

| Posted 04.27.2008 | Healthy Living

Whether you're drooling over a celebrity or the petite waitress at your favorite club -- we have to work hard to get there and stay there.

The Dark Side of Prom

| Posted 04.30.2008 | Healthy Living

Prom night can be anxiety ridden for many reasons - underage drinking, drugs, car accidents and, of course, all of the s-e-x. What you ought to be worried about is the cost.