AMA says more research needed to determine if obesity is a disease

General Health
The "Health on Today" blog of MSNBC runs a MyHealthNewsDaily article that reports the American Medical Association "decided more research was needed on" if obesity is a disease, "deferring the decision to a later date." Dr. Thomas Madejski, chair of the AMA's committee on medical service, said that at "the AMA meeting, doctors pointed out that in some cases, people have underlying abnormalities that cause them to be obese." (more…)
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