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Editorial: Finding a cure for obesity, now a disease

June 21, 2013
Journal & Courier (Indiana)

“Recognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical community tackles this complex issue that affects approximately one in three Americans.” — Patrice Harris, American Medical Association member.

Here’s the question: Will considering obesity a disease give Americans incentives to improve their lot or a crutch to determine there’s nothing much they can do about it?

Consider this one voice rooting for the first of those options.

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