Obesity, including morbid obesity, is, if you’ll pardon the pun, an expanding problem in many countries in the developed world. This is nothing to sneeze at. Allergens are something to sneeze at. Obesity is not. Obesity has been implicated in an increased probability of developing a number of serious ailments. Among the list of horrors [...]
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You may not believe this, but on October 13, 2008 I saw both of the following headlines within a few lines of each other on the homepage of CNN’s Web site: “Supreme Court rejects too-fat-to-execute appeal”? “Guy eats 45 pizza slices in 10 minutes”?
I’ve been a little flabby all my life. Don’t get me wrong; I’ve never been morbidly obese, nor have I ever been mistaken for a beached whale. Then again, despite a lifelong yearning for it to be otherwise, no woman has ever referred to me as a stud. The problem is I’ve always carried a [...]