Thursday, August 23, 2012

Many Obese Americans Struggle With Stigma, Discrimination: Poll

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23 Aug 2012 16:51 Africa/Lagos


Many Obese Americans Struggle With Stigma, Discrimination: Poll

As levels of overweight rise, more say they've been left out of gatherings or passed over for jobs

NORWALK, Conn., Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Many obese Americans say they face discrimination and stigma because of their weight, according to a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll released today. And the levels of stigma rise along with weight, and affect both people's working and social lives.

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