Jun 21, 2013
Against the recommendation of their scientific advisors, the AMA declares obesity a disease. Many believe this will further damage the already fragile relationship between physician and fat patient.
Mar 27, 2013
CVS Caremark’s “voluntary” wellness program requires employees to report private medical information such as cholesterol, blood pressure, weight or BMI.
Mar 21, 2013
Foster City, CA - The Safe Schools Improvement Act (SSIA) has been re-introduced. S.403 was introduced in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Mar 15, 2013
Foster City, CA – NAAFA, the civil rights organization working for Equality at Every Size, has released the "Schedule of Events" for its upcoming 2013 Annual Convention & Expo, being held on July 25-29, 2013 at the Westin Hotel, Casino & Spa,...
Mar 04, 2013
NAAFA, the preeminent civil rights organization working to end discrimination against people of large body size, is taking its annual convention to Las Vegas. This year’s theme is “Promoting Equality: All Sizes Welcome!”
Mar 02, 2013
NAAFA supports the passing of MA House Bill H.2024 which would put an end to the “fat” letters being sent to the parents of children in Massachusetts. Other such attempts have proven non-productive, even damaging.
Feb 13, 2013
Mariano and Reed’s recent cutting remarks in the media were intended to publicly embarrass Gov. Christie and Ms. McCarthy. Public fat shaming does no good and only leads to stigma and discrimination.
Jan 24, 2013
NAAFA proudly supports Iceland’s adoption of a new constitution which includes body weight as part of their protected classes.
Jan 05, 2013
The Biggest Loser is perpetuating the cycle of bullying and setting up three young teens for a lifetime of weight cycling.
Dec 09, 2012
Despite the APA’s resolution to encourage psychologists to challenge the disproportionate emphasis on weight reduction, the APA Monitor’s December, 2012 cover story is entitled “Preventing obesity”.