A study of 2 million people found that those who were thinnest were far more likely to develop dementia. Read more →
The European Court of Justice today ruled that obesity is a disability, a ruling which could mean employers have to treat those obese workers as disabled. It ruled in the case of Karsten Kaltoft, who was fired for his size. His employer said the child care worker was so fat he needed help to tie children’s shoe laces. Read more →
Did lawmakers follow through on their promises to give up their shutdown pay, Herb Bergson’s battle, the ice houses that don’t want to leave Minnesota lakes, when we make things all about us, and Minnesota: The state of Daft Punk. Read more →
Maybe we should call it the Minnesota diet. Researchers say cold weather can make you thinner, Time.com is reporting today. Read more →
A “fat letter” to trick-or-treaters may be a joke, but the sentiment hits close to reality.
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The American Medical Association has passed a resolution calling obesity a disease. But some people think that will only make the problem worse, if it’s a problem at all. Read more →