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Activism and Size News
January 1997 September 1997
  • Weight-loss Fever
  • The truth about nature's Prozac, herbal fen-phen
  • NAAFA launches diet drug registry and info center
  • Pair sue makers of fen-phen
  • FDA failure to heed NAAFA warnings cost lives
  • NAAFA still demands superfund for victims
  • Fen-phen experiences needed
  • NAAFA sues - seeks injunction against diet drugs
  • March 1997 October 1997
  • Weight obsession is last, biggest feminist issue
  • BBW Magazine editor-in-chief resigns
  • April 1997 December 1997
  • Safety Questions Haunt Redux
  • Fired Pregnant Actress Awarded Damages in L.A.
  • Comedian Chris Farley dead at 33
  • Farley funeral to be private
  • Three college wrestlers die trying to "make weight"
  • Consolidated Class Action Filed Against Diet Drug Manufacturers Seeking Immediate Creation of A Medical Monitoring Program
  • May 1997 May 1996
  • Jenny Craig must warn weight loss is only temporary
  • Chicago Outrage
  • To All Humanity
  • Chicago Tribune Article
  • Your comments
  • June 1997 September 1996
  • Pizza Hut ad pokes fun at fat children.
  • Help elect a size acceptance supporter to US Congress
  • Woman Pens Tome on Fat
  • July 1997 August 1997
  • Mom charged with abuse in death of 680 lbs daughter
  • Mother sentenced in death of obese child
  • Marlene Corrigan found guilty of abuse
  • Pro-fat groups champion mom charged in obese girl's death
  • Mother to plead innocent in death of obese daughter
  • Letter from friend of Christina Corrigan
  • Salon Magazine interview: the Christina Corrigan case
  • Author and speaker loses 250 lbs. in WLS, dies.
  • CNN: Doctors say Fen/Phen causes heart disease
  • Fen/Phen scoop directly from the Mayo Clinic
  • 1997 NAAFA Convention More Heart Cases Tied to Diet Drugs
  • December 1996
  • Big and Beautiful is the rule


  • Activism/Size News for 1998-1999