The American Medical Association seeks to improve providers’ attitudes toward obesity and increase research funding. But it could backfire.
Smoke-free laws have significantly reduced exposure to secondhand smoke at work and in public. But what about at home, especially when kids are present?
“Pink, the supposed color of femininity, does not represent breast cancer to me," says survivor Erika Lads.
A vaccine against cancer? You would think people would be kicking down the doctor’s door to get it. The existing HPV vaccine protects against cancer. Immunization rates are disappointing.
For overweight and obese children, school can feel lonely, hostile and unsafe because of teasing, bias and unchecked bullying.