On Air Now

Current Show

Coast to Coast AM   12:00 AM - 5:00 AM

Call Coast to Coast now at 1-800-825-5033

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 590 AM Kalamazoo, MI

Weather

Current Conditions(Kalamazoo,MI 49001)

More Weather »
65° Feels Like: 65°
Wind: SW 3 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Clear 60°

Tomorrow

Mostly Sunny 82°

Thurs Night

Mostly Clear 63°

Alerts

Nation's largest medical association classifies obesity as a disease

obesity
obesity

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS (WTVB) - Obesity has become even more of an issue for Americans; it's now been classified as a disease by the American Medical Association.  Word of the classification came out of Chicago Tuesday after the annual AMA meeting.

Classifying obesity as a disease is expected to dramatically change the way the medical community handles the condition that affects an average of one-in-three Americans.

Comments