Doctors judge obese people too

Doctors are just as prejudiced as the general public against obese people — even if they are overweight themselves, a study suggests.

Researchers analysed more than 2000 doctors’ anonymous responses to Project Implicit, an online test developed by Yale University to measure both subconscious and explicit bias against overweight people.

They found underweight, normal weight and overweight doctors all harboured “strong” anti-fat bias, while obese