The American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) has released a new campaign urging patients to check out doctors' qualifications before going under the knife, prompted by a series of reports of botched surgeries.
The language that health care providers use when discussing a child's weight with parents can reinforce negative weight-based stigma and jeopardize discussions about health, finds a study from the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale University.
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