by Lindo Bacon, PhD From bar stools to TV studios, Americans are far more reticent than we used to be about race-bashing and other slurs. In even the most politically… Read More »Fat stigma – not fat – is the real enemy
by Deb Burgard, PhD If you haven’t read Jess Weiner’s article in Glamour, “Loving my Body Almost Killed Me,” go do it now and then come back so we can… Read More »Loving your body won’t kill you, but being targeted for a curse might
by Jon Robison PhD, MS This old 60’s mantra was ringing in my ears a few weeks ago as I addressed the National Eating Disorder Summit put on by The Ben… Read More »Part of the problem? or part of the solution?
by Lily O’Hara, Section Head for Health Promotion, Health Authority – Abu Dhabi The dominant health paradigm governing public health action from government departments and health care organisations is the… Read More »Public health authorities need to be held accountable
by Lindo Bacon, PhD In a well-meaning attempt to improve the health of our nation’s children, Michelle Obama took Americans into her daughters’ pediatrician’s office. A few years back, she… Read More »Honey, I can’t shrink the kids – why the Obamas need a new doctor