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According to the AMA, obesity is now classified as a disease. But Melissa Harris-Perry wonders what impact this new delineation will have on society, and in pop culture – especially when there have been icons out there who have tried to push back against fat shaming and obese culture – as well as what the title of “disease” will do for the diet and weight loss industry.Jun.23.2013