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Wednesday, July 20, 2005
Diet pills and other treatments for obesity first written about in approximately 930 C.E.
Thursday, June 02, 2005
Origin of the word ‘obesity’
The word "obesity" comes from the Latin word "obesus" which means "one who has become plump through eating" according to Richard Barrnett from the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine. However, in Latin, "obesus" also means "coarse" or "vulgar". Read the entire article | Email this article
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