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AMA to recognize obesity as a disease: Why it's significant

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The American Medical Association has decided to recognize obesity as a disease requiring treatment, and NBC News' Dr. Nancy Snyderman, fmr. White House Advisor for Health Policy, Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel and PBS' Emily Senay join Morning Joe to discuss the move as well as a report that several mayors of U.S. cities no longer want food stamps to be used for purchasing soda.