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Weight Bias

Anna Almendrala

Want To Run For Office? You Better Start Running First

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living

Political candidates have a lot to worry about on the campaign trail: the gaffe-to-gif pipeline, a 24/7 news cycle, debates, and, of course, attacks f...

When You Know Better, You Should Do Better

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 11.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

I believe that the majority of the time, weight stigma in a health care setting is a misguided attempt to help. But that does not excuse rudeness, shaming, guilt, scare tactics, cruelty, or poor medical care.

Your Weight Affects What?

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.25.2013 | Women

Along with GRE scores and personal essays, something else might factor into your grad school acceptances -- your weight. Researchers at Bowling Gr...

Male Jurors More Likely To Find Fat Women Guilty, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.14.2013 | Women

Researchers at the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity have found the presence of a significant fat bias against female defendants in the court...