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The Butt Might Be Smaller, but the Disappointment is Still Pretty Big*

MSN Health is running a story about folks who have shed weight, but not the fantasy of being thin. The article - saddled with a terribly clown hornian title "Skinny Dream Bubble Burst" - had all the greatest hits of TFOBT. That said, it was incredibly heart breaking to read this early in the morning… Continue reading The Butt Might Be Smaller, but the Disappointment is Still Pretty Big*

Fat, Media, Medicine, No Shit Sherlock

Genetic link found among shortness, fatness, and early puberty

I just wrote for Broadsheet about a new study that found specific genes associated with determining when puberty begins for girls (and in one case, boys), which throws at least a small monkey wrench into the theory that the Evils of Modern Society (hormones in our food, pesticides, childhood obesity) are messing up little girls,… Continue reading Genetic link found among shortness, fatness, and early puberty

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Tell me again about how it’s fat that’ll kill you?

Back up the Duh Truck: Researchers at the University of Alabama have discovered that if you treat the patient you have, instead of the one you think might be prettier, you end up with better outcomes. In other news, fat asses can't fit in a size 4 pant, that and 25 cents will no longer… Continue reading Tell me again about how it’s fat that’ll kill you?