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Activism and Size News
March 2001 April 2001
  • Hormone the trigger for fat metabolism.
  • Society's notion of "ideal body" unhealthy.
  • Prez Kathleen Noon on NAAFA's future.
  • UC Davis study: "Fat trapper" diets don't work.
  • Dieting cities: Runner-up Detroit passes
  • Policing food may damage self-esteem
  • Gwyneth Paltrow in fat suit for new movie
  • Longterm Size Acceptance Supporter Dies
  • Challenging image standards
  • To be or not to be beautiful
  • Body Talk: Q&A
  • High-protein diets "not nutritionally sound."
  • Girls internalize negative body image.

  • January 1999 March 1998
  • "FRONTLINE" CHEWS THE FAT
  • More Americans agree that diets don't work
  • The facts are in, America: You're fat
  • Side does matter
  • Diet Industry Weighs In on New Promotions
  • Camryn Manheim wins Golden Globe Award
  • New Medicine for Diet-Drug Related Heart-Lung Disease To Enter Clinical Trials in North America
  • Longterm Size Acceptance Supporter Dies
  • Life in the Fat Lane" - new book explores weight obsession among teens
  • To be or not to be beautiful
  • The Herbal Weight-Loss Scam
  • February 1999 April 1998
  • Diet firms to tell clients of risks, hidden costs
  • From the Mayo Clinic: Risks of weight-loss surgery
  • CNN: For some, overweight is OK
  • Drug companies pushed fen-phen despite warning flags
  • Lawyers say fenfluramine maker withheld side effects information
  • Japan Sumo Association to crack down on Obesity
  • Some Puget Sound ferries are widening their seats
  • Anorexia's link to Western culture questioned
  • Go On - Crack Open That Shell - Eat More Peanuts for Healthier Hearts
  • Weight Loss, Not Weight Gain, A Health Risk For Older Adults
  • Mayo's Cardiologist Connolly Reverses Her Original Position On Heart Valve Damage Caused By Fen-Phen
  • April 1999 May 1998
  • Wonder pill? Newly approved diet drug not for everyone
  • Diet Drug Maker Settles Fen-Phen Lawsuit
  • Immigrants' Children Tend to Be More Overweight
  • May 1999 June 1998
  • Eating disorders accompany television to Fiji
  • Camryn Manheim writes book and revels in her role-model status
  • Rosie Not Hurt By "Tubby Talker" Moniker
  • Help with the NAAFA Kids Project
  • Cosmetic Surgery's Ugly Side
  • The Brats with Fat for Brains
  • Diet demons
  • Right now, miracle fat cure just isn't
  • Price of fat substitute could be cancer
  • Japanese waistlines grow wider
  • Explaining menopausal fat
  • What, Me Avoirdupois? The Newly Overweight Digest the Heavy News
  • Optimal Weight Threshold Lowered
  • NAAFA Calls "Obesity Clinical Guidelines" Bad Policy
  • Fat may not always be unhealthy, experts say
  • Nearly All Americans Will One Day Be Overweight, Researchers Predict
  • Researchers say 54 percent of U.S. adults are overweight
  • June 1999 July 1998
  • Firm Denies Hiding Diet Drug Risks
  • Hefty fees for ambulance services
  • Secret life and unstudied passion of men who like their women large
  • Faced with conflicting advice, bad flavor and hard-to-follow diets, Americans are eating more and caring less
  • John Daly reveals his secret to success: fat
  • For all cultures, thin isn't necessarily in
  • FDA warns 'Fat-Burning' Pads Scorch Users
  • Federal Fatheads
  • July 1999 August 1998
  • 1999 National NAAFA Convention
  • 1998 NAAFA Convention
  • NAAFA Million Pound March Coverage
  • What's so bad about feeling good?
  • Study Shows Teenage Girls Smoke to Lose Weight
  • Leno's Fat Jokes Rev Up Hate Mail From Bikers
  • Americans Give Up on Low-fat
  • Banned diet drug still on open sale in Beirut
  • August 1999 September 1998
  • Lawsuit raises weighty military issue
  • New Survey on Obesity and Body Image Finds That It's a Matter of Smoke and Mirrors
  • New Survey on Obesity and Body Image Finds That It's a Matter of Smoke and Mirrors
  • U.S. to change charts because all kids weigh too much
  • Camryn Manheim wins Emmy for "all the fat girls"
  • Oregon woman, 42, might not ever see diet drug suit come to trial
  • Large-sized Canadian stripper alleges discrimination
  • Don't waste life worrying about your waistline
  • Denton rethinking extra fee for fat patients
  • New Heart Dangers Seen With Diet Drug
  • November 1999 October 1998
  • Friends, pop culture affect weight control among teen girls
  • Hefty petty officer calls Navy unfair
  • Actresses starve for attention
  • Aftermath Of Fen-Phen Confirming Original Reports
  • Laura Cadieux, a film about big women, to be a big hit
  • Genetic Defect Linked to Obesity
  • 900 pound Hamilton Man Dies
  • January 1998 November 1998
  • Teen Report- Girls struggle with "bad body fever"
  • Doctor jailed for fat removal surgery death
  • American Society for Bariatric Surgery Says Insurance Plans Need to Lighten Up on Obese Patients
  • 'Twinkie Tax' Proposed to Curb American Obesity
  • Medical Journal Editors Courageous in Controversial Obesity Editorial
  • Biotech firm markets appetite-suppressing yoghurt - claim "Side effects are a remote possibility"
  • Teen Report-"Body Project" examines girls' self-image
  • The Skinny on Fat
  • Overweight Increasing Among Preschoolers
  • Dr. Koop and so-called "Leading Public Health Experts" Challenge An Editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine Which "Trivializes" Obesity
  • Delta can Discriminate, Says New York Court of Appeals
  • Losing Weight -- An Ill-Fated New Year's Resolution
  • New Year's Diet Resolutions Can Be Unkind to the Bone
  • Weight study tainted?
  • "Plus-Size" Consumers Get Retailers' Attention
  • Thin elderly at greater health risk
  • Literary heavyweights make light of size
  • February 1998 December 1998
  • Fast Foods & Fad Diets May Trigger Health Crisis for Baby-Boomers
  • A Few More Pounds Might Mean Longer Life
  • Dietary Fat Not Linked To Breast Cancer
  • Self-Over Groups Offer Alternative for Those Suffering from Eating Disorders
  • Fat-bashing: Are You Guilty?
  • Eating Disorders on the Increase in Asia
  • Drug Safety Concerns Spark Research on Natural Diet Compound Meridia
  • New Diet Drug Is Not a 'Miracle Cure,' says National Medical Society
  • Weight triggered firings, lawsuit says
  • Phen-Fen May Pose Smaller Threat For Heart Valve Disease Than Originally Reported
  • Give support, don't ridicule: Keying on child's weight can damage self-esteem
  • Activism/Size News for 1996-1997