• Don't deny yourself a vaccine because of guilt or shame around a high BMI. If you're eligible, go for it

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Having obesity, or a BMI over 30, makes you eligible for the coronavirus vaccine in some states.
    But BMI's faults as a metric of health, stigma, and lack of awareness are holding some people back.
    The system is imperfect, but you didn't make it. Getting the shot if you're able benefits us all.
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    The other day, Clare Rager texted five of her girlfriends. "I'm going to be eligible for the vaccine purely because of my body weight, and no other reason," she wrote. "Do you think it's a terrible thing for me to...
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