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First we were warned that we are becoming an obese society, indeed, that we are drowning in our own fat. Of course, that means we have adult stem cells to spare, but never mind: The fat police are so concerned that some say obese people should be denied certain medical treatments.

But now, there’s news that there is a health crisis brewing because of an “epidemic” of size zero women. From the story:

The number of patients needing hospital treatment for eating disorders has soared, it has emerged. The findings are sure to renew concerns about the effect “size zero” models and celebrities are having on the body image of many youngsters.

Hmmm. We are a society that is richer than any in known history. Few really go hungry in the truest sense of that term. But we do have our food issues. Maybe the answer is to quit giving a blankety-blank about what celebrities say, do, or think..

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