Jun 19, 2013 12:37 PM
The American Medical Association has officially designated obesity as a disease.
The AMA says the disease requires medical treatment and prevention. One third of Americans are obese. That's on top of the one third who are overweight.
A board member of the Association says recognizing obesity as a disease will help change the way the medical community tackles this complex issue that affects approximately one in three Americans.
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