Obesity Bias

(KUTV) More than a third of American adults are considered obese and a growing body of research shows many doctors who treat overweight patients have a negative view of them.

Medical schools are now serving as ground zero for improving doctor-patient relations

It's not just medical students tackling this sensitive issue, the American Medical Association says thousands of health professionals have taken a free online course focusing on obesity bias offered by Yale University.

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