Linda Bacon, PhD

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5/2/13: The Conversation, KUOW Radio (NPR), How Common Is Weight Discrimination?, by Ross Reynolds.

“A new study from Johns Hopkins University finds that overweight patients are treated with less warmth than thinner patients by doctors. That kind of discrimination is not limited to the doctor’s office. Many overweight people say they face discrimination, mistreatment and bias in their daily lives. Ross speaks with Linda Bacon, a nutrition professor at City College of San Francisco and the author of “Health at Every Size.” Plus, we hear your stories about weight discrimination.”

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