Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “obesity”

Stunning News On Childhood Obesity Front

Nobody saw this coming: Federal health authorities on Tuesday reported a stunning …

Posted February 25th, 2014

Obesity & The Poverty Paradox

The Washington Post goes to Hidalgo County, Texas, one of the poorest …

Posted November 12th, 2013

Fatty Fatty Toad Boy Nation

Max Pemberton, a British physician, is sick and tired of coddling obese …

Posted October 11th, 2013

Justin & Lauren Shelton: Weight-Loss Heroes

Between the two of them, this couple lost over 500 pounds. How’d …

Posted September 16th, 2013

The Mystery Of Collective Obesity

Why are people around the world so much fatter today than ever …

Posted August 28th, 2013

Unstoppable Fat

Bariatric physician Karen Hitchcock admits that she no longer knows what to …

Posted June 3rd, 2013

The Positive Power Of Shame

In the Cook Islands, four out of five people are not just …

Posted February 18th, 2013

Restricting Big Gulps Is Racist

True, according to the NAACP and the Hispanic Federation: [New York City] …

Posted January 24th, 2013

Too Fat To Fight

We’ve been talking a lot about decadence here lately; here is a …

Posted December 11th, 2012

Does American Politics Make Us Fat?

Commenting on recent figures showing that America is the fattest OECD country …

Posted August 17th, 2012

Health Care & Personal Responsibility

Remember back in March when I posted about a documentary called “Fat …

Posted July 2nd, 2012