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Is ‘gene talk’ used to shift responsibility for ‘fat’ problems?

The role of genes in talking about overweight: An analysis of discourse on genetics, overweight and health risks in relation to nutrigenomics From The Public Understanding of Science This study looks at how it is evident from everyday talk that information … Continue reading

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Minority children at a higher risk for weight problems in both the US and England

Race/Ethnicity and nativity disparities in child overweight in the United States and England From American Academy of Political and Social Science With ties to diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol, childhood obesity in wealthy countries is certainly of growing concern to … Continue reading

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