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Doctors’ Irresponsible Anti-Fat Bias

Doctors’ Anti-Fat Bias Costs Us Dearly A recently published ┬ástudy compared doctors’ attitudes toward obese patients with the general population’s attitudes toward obesity and found no difference between the two. As the study concluded, “Weight bias among medical doctors is widespread”. The researchers analyzed voluntary self-assessments by the general public and by doctors – 78% […]

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