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How America Has Capitalized on the Concept of Obesity

The attack on obesity has been capitalized by the American society in the typical ways you would expect by a country built on the means of high production and mass consumption.  Their success lies in the misleading relationship between the … Continue reading

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Health: From the Inside-Out

The above picture was posted on Pintrest.com, a virtual bulletin board in which people can post images, ideas, tips or general interests and share them with others.  You can keep track of your interests by creating various theme boards from … Continue reading

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Is Health a New Way to Talk About Morality?

A white, female weather broadcaster recently responded to a viewers email attacking her for being overweight.  The writer made explicit statements such as “Obesity is one of the worst choices a person can make and one of the most dangerous … Continue reading

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“Public” Breastfeeding

A range of emotions and incommensurable reactions towards the performance of breastfeeding, both within the home but most notably in public space, has taken on a complex and multi-layered fixation.  In the United States, notably over the last two centuries, … Continue reading

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