Great, Now Schools Are Sending Letters Home With Fat Kids

Today in Shitty Happenings in Our Public Education System, schools in North Andover, MA are now sending letters home with kids who are considered underweight, overweight, and obese according to their BMI. This is especially bullshit because letters home in grade school are supposed to be for awesome stuff like field… » 2/28/13 11:40am 2/28/13 11:40am

Fad Diets Really, Really Don't Work

Hey, you guys, this is super weird: some scientists have done a bit of research and figured out that it is possible for obese people to lose weight by doing something other than going on The Biggest Loser. Crazy, right? What's even more bizarre, though, is that the way for them to lose weight does not even involve… » 4/10/12 12:20pm 4/10/12 12:20pm

Even With IVF, Underweight Women Struggle To Conceive

It may not come as a surprise that women who are underweight have trouble conceiving, since they sometimes struggle with irregular periods. What's more surprising is that even IVF, which doctors thought would compensate for these problems, is still less effective in underweight women than in those at a healthy weight,… » 10/21/11 10:10am 10/21/11 10:10am

Gynecologists Refuse Patients For Being Too Fat

If you're an overweight woman in South Florida, you may have trouble getting your annual pap smear — gynecologists in the region are starting to turn away women solely because of their weight. » 5/17/11 2:50pm 5/17/11 2:50pm