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Health Risks From Fat Shaming Can Be Worse Than Obesity Itself

Fat shaming, in which overweight individuals are stereotyped as unattractive, lazy, incompetent, and to blame for their condition, may take it’s toll on health. It could actually increase the risk of cardiovascular and metabolic disease, according to a new study led by a research team at the University of Pennsylvania. Team leader Rebecca Pearl, PhD, […]