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Fat Shaming: When can a doctor tell a patient she's obese?

Originally aired: Thursday, March 13, 2014

Many overweight people have had awkward and hurtful experiences at a doctor's office. They go in for an ear infection and the doctor would rather talk about losing weight. This is often called 'fat shaming.' A Seattle 'fat positive' woman and an obesity doctor from Swedish weight in on the issue. (Photo courtesy of CC: MyLifeStory)


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