Feminist Professor Claims Fatness Is Liberatory, Is Shocked By Women Who Laughed At Her

Education | Ian Miles Cheong
An overweight woman walks at the 61st Montgomery County Agricultural Fair on August 19, 2009 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. At USD 150 billion, the US medical system spends around twice as much treating preventable health conditions caused by obesity than it does on cancer, Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said. Two-thirds of US adults and one in five children are overweight or obese, putting them at greater risk of chronic illness like heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes, according to reports released recently at the "Weight of the Nation" conference. TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images

Women she surveyed ‘started laughing uncontrollably’ at her.

Chinese Recruits Are Too Fat And Masturbate Too Much, Complains State Media

World | David Krayden

‘The quality of our recruits is guaranteed, and the headwaters of our military will flow long and strong.’

Fat Studies Is Now A 'Social Justice' Issue According To Oregon State University Professor

Education | Ian Miles Cheong
Women suffer from obesity with big hamburger in hand. Junk food concept on a gray background (Shutterstock/staras)

Why can’t having a heart attack at 30 be a social justice issue?

Doctors Are Harming Fat Patients By Advising Them To Lose Weight, Say Psychologists

US | Ian Miles Cheong
An overweight woman walks at the 61st Montgomery County Agricultural Fair on August 19, 2009 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. At USD 150 billion, the US medical system spends around twice as much treating preventable health conditions caused by obesity than it does on cancer, Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said. Two-thirds of US adults and one in five children are overweight or obese, putting them at greater risk of chronic illness like heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes, according to reports released recently at the "Weight of the Nation" conference. TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images

Two psychologists claim doctors are doing more harm than good with medical advice for obese patients

Trump Made Lena Dunham Lose Weight

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
Finally

40% Of U.S. Women Are Obese

US | Kelly McDonald

More than 40% of U.S. women are considered clinically obese

The Next Big Thing? 'Fat Studies' Courses, Fat Awareness Groups Spread Across Universities

Education | Peter Hasson
Women sit on bench in New York

Described as an ’emerging academic field’

Here Are America's Fattest States In 2015

US | Josh Fatzick
An overweight woman walks at the 61st Montgomery County Agricultural Fair on August 19, 2009 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. At USD 150 billion, the US medical system spends around twice as much treating preventable health conditions caused by obesity than it does on cancer, Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said. Two-thirds of US adults and one in five children are overweight or obese, putting them at greater risk of chronic illness like heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes, according to reports released recently at the "Weight of the Nation" conference. TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images

Where does your state rank?

Berkeley's Soda Tax Loses Its Fizz But Offers Important Lessons

Opinion | William F. Shughart II

The tax on sugar-sweetened beverages will do very little to promote healthy lifestyles

New Study Encourages A War On Happy Meals

Opinion | Cherylyn Harley LeBon

Let’s consider a variety of solutions to combat obesity

Army Vet GOES OFF On Overweight People

Sports | Andrew Kadar

‘Repulsive and disgusting’

You Don't Treat A Health Problem With Acceptance

Opinion | Scott Greer

Obesity is an epidemic, not a lifestyle choice

Italian Cab Driver Charges $55 For Flat Tire

World | James Longley

Blames flat tire on 330 lb passenger

Professor: Black College Students Fat Because Of Racism

Education | Eric Owens
Fat Albert YouTube screenshot/dndboy13

‘Some students will cope by eating fatty snacks’

Targeting Sugar Is An Oversimplified Approach To The Complex Problem of Obesity

Opinion | Courtney Gaine

All-natural sugar in moderation can be a part of a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.

Big Government Can't Stop Rise In Obesity Rate

US | Neil Munro

Shock: people eat what they want, despite government hectoring

Taxpayers Study Sexual Habits Of Obese Girls

US | Casey Harper

Feds want to know why fat girls have less sex

Study: Baby Boomers, The Fattest Group In The Nation

US | Jonah Bennett

Top nine of ten obese states are in the South

Will America's Obesity Epidemic Help Make Social Security More Solvent?

Opinion | Joanne Butler

The public-spiritedness of eating yourself into an early grave