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Health related topics of interest to plus size women.

Hidradenitis Suppurativa star
Many overweight and obese people (more women than men) suffered with small pimple like bumps that eventually turned into full blown abscesses, sometimes the size of a fist. They don’t know what causes these bumps sometimes called boils but they are often treated like severe forms of acne.

Our Relationship with Food star
We all know that food is needed for survival. That's why most of us have committed to three meals a day; but in our society food also has strong reward and punishment connotations attached to it. We learned about these from an early age. When we were good we are rewarded

Playing It Safe During Aquafit star
One of the biggest misconceptions of aqua-fit (water aerobics) is that because it happens in water the participants are safe from injury. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Like any other exercise it is important to warm up and stretch and cool down and stretch. But it doesn't stop there.

Taking Away Fat Kids star
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a "commentary" by Lindsey Murtagh, JD, MPH and David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD titled, State Intervention in Life-Threatening Childhood Obesity where basically it recommends that obese children be taken away from their parents...

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