obesity

Wash. Post on Obese Children: 'Parent' Never Mentioned

Article celebrates victories of anti-food advocates pressuring businesses.

Fat America Throws Out Enough Food to Feed Poor Countries?

A loaded headline and illustration assumes the worst about the U.S. - but a story on wasted food in America eventually shows that some countries throw out just as much.

Times Invites John "Two Americas" Edwards to Take a Bow in Life Expectancy Story

In an overdramatic story on falling life expectancies among some women, the Times suggested the findings validated left-wing presidential candidate John Edwards: "The new research adds weight to ...

ABC News: Weight Discrimination is 'Spiraling Upward'

Story on network's Web site claims 'weight-ism more widespread than racism,' blames business and attacks personal responsibility.

Behar Blames Restaurants for Obesity, Declares People 'Victims' of Eating

'The View' co-host says restaurants, not overeaters, are to blame for obesity.

CNN's Gupta: 'Cheap' Corn Should Be Taxed to Fight Obesity

Medical correspondent presents tax on products with corn syrup as a convoluted solution to obesity and to 'offset' price of corn, ignoring that the price is already at an 11-year high.

CBS Features Drastic City Plan to Slim Down Residents

Forget personal responsibility, it's all about fast food restaurants.

Life Expectancy Increasing or Decreasing, Depending on What Day It Is

ABC 'World News' reports Americans living longer, but May 2006 report cited study warning of declining life expectancy.

Don't Inhale -- Obesity's Contagious!

Media take obesity study seriously, worry that extra pounds are 'spreading' 'like a virus.'

The "Obesity Epidemic" - Poor, Minorities Hardest Hit

The Times goes English-only? A business reporter bashes McDonald's for advertising its new giant soft drink in several languages.
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