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<p>The American Medical Association has adopted a new policy that labels obesity as a disease.</p>

The American Medical Association has adopted a new policy that labels obesity as a disease.

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Report: Adult obesity rates increased in six states

Adult obesity rates increased in six states in the past year, and did not decrease in any, according to a report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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The American Medical Association adopts a new policy on obesity

The change diagnoses nearly one-third of Americas with a medical condition

One word could have a big impact on the way doctors treat obesity in the United States.