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Final Sexton town hall sees tensions run high

Final Sexton town hall sees tensions run high

By Diamond Naga Siu, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


Filed under News, University News

John Sexton hosted his final town hall meeting before leaving NYU in 2016.

Scientific Society: Obesity should be classified as disease

Scientific Society: Obesity should be classified as disease

March 4, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The American Medical Association classified obesity as a disease last summer. The decision was in opposition to a study of the issue by the AMA’s Council on Science and Public Health. Due to flaws with the Body Mass Indexing system used to characterize people as obese, the council recommended against designating obesity a disease. They voiced concerns about those with metabolic problems who...