Morning Edition: Weight-Based Bullying

New study finds weight is a main reason students are teased.

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Morning Edition: Weight-Based Bullying
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Morning Edition: Weight-Based Bullying

Being overweight is the biggest reason why teens are bullied at school. That's according to a survey of Connecticut adolescents. Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity Published the report online in the Journal of School Health. Joining us by phone is the lead author of the report, and director of research at the Yale Rudd Center Rebecca Puhl.