At this point, we know obesity is one of our nation's biggest (no pun intended) health threats. If you believe, well practically anyone, it's an issue (er, epidemic) that needs to be addressed now or we risk changing the course of health care as we know it.

But just how will we address this problem if doctors exhibit an anti-fat bias toward their patients?

According to a new study, it seems doctors are joining the rest of the nation's general population in judgment of overweight people.

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