Experts find obesity stigma among online news websites

05/25/2011 | Top News (India)

Online news websites that show negative images of obese individuals extend the stigma of obesity, according to a study in the Journal of Health Communication. Experts formulated six markers that determine obesity stigma among news websites, and found that 72% of them presented photos of obese individuals in a stigmatizing manner.

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