Obesity now classified as a disease

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by KING 5 News

KREM.com

Posted on June 19, 2013 at 10:57 AM

Updated Thursday, Jun 20 at 6:27 AM

The American Medical Association officially classified obesity as a disease requiring medical treatment and prevention on Tuesday.

The decision could impact the way doctors and insurance companies treat the one-third of Americans who are obese.

 

 

 

 

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