Dictionary.com ‘Misinforms’ Readers About Obesity in Word of the Year Announcement

Last we checked, Dictionary.com is not a great place to get medical advice.

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In a press release from Cision’s PR Newswire Monday morning, Dictionary.com says excess weight is not necessarily a sign of poor health. | Image: Nick Youngson via The Blue Diamond Gallery
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A screenshot of Dictionary.com’s 2018 Word of the Year, misinformation.

Is Being Overweight or Obese Really So Bad?

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A screenshot of Dictionary.com’s obesity entry. “His obesity puts him at risk for major health problems.”

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