Yes, this is really a federally-funded study…

Feds spend $1.5m to study lesbian obesity

Jessica Chasmar The Washington Times 3/12/2013

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is spending $1.5 million to study the “high public-health significance” of why 75 percent of lesbian women are obese and gay men are not, CNS News reports.

“Obesity is one of the most critical public health […]

Obesity Rating for Every American Must Be Included in Stimulus-Mandated Electronic Health Records, Says HHS

Matt Cover 7/15/2010

( – New federal regulations issued this week stipulate that the electronic health records–that all Americans are supposed to have by 2014 under the terms of the stimulus law that President Barack Obama signed last year–must record not only the traditional measures of height and weight, but also the Body Mass […]