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Fat shaming doctors may harm obese people mentally, physically

September 11, 2017

Fat shaming done by health care providers can take a toll on overweight people’s physical health and well-being, according to a study. The findings showed that obese people often fall victims to medical discrimination by doctors in the form of disrespectful treatment, lectures about weight loss, embarrassing comments, and a less thorough examination. “Disrespectful treatment […]

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