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Fighting for fat rights isn’t just about fighting for access to clothing or the demand to be seen as beautiful. Image: Virgie Tovar.

Take The Cake: Medical Fatphobia Almost Killed My Friend

We forego doctor visits because we know with near-total certitude that we are going to be told to lose weight. That we don’t need care — we just need Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   06.9.16   |   SHARE
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I Have A Love/Hate Relationship With Exercise And I'm Okay With It

Tonight, I went to a class called Yoga with Anti-Gravity Wings. Tomorrow, I’m taking Read...
Amanda Lauren   |   05.20.15   |   SHARE
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10 Ways To Cope With A Difficult Diagnosis

8. Educate, don’t fixate. Read...
Catherine Gigante-Brown    |   04.14.15   |   SHARE
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The Painful Condition Of Vulvodynia: Are You At Risk?

When your vajayjay hurts, you know it's going to be a bad day. . . Read...
Kelli H. Clevenger    |   03.14.15   |   SHARE
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The Ebola Outbreak: Coming to a Town Near You

The virus creates new horrors by the day in Africa. The wily nature of the disease, together with various social barriers creates the perfect storm. Read...
Jane Jones   |   07.30.14   |   SHARE

Live and Let Die: Should Doctors Ditch Unvaccinated Kids?

What do evangelical conservatives, hippy attachment parenting lefties, Katie Couric, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., and Jenny McCarthy have in common? Read...
Jane Jones   |   05.25.14   |   SHARE
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Keep that Smartphone Away from Your Brain (and Other Useful Body Parts)

If there’s even a chance that smartphones are connected to cancer why the fuck do we keep using them? Read...
Sarah Gladstone    |   04.14.14   |   SHARE
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