Podcast: BMI is Racist? No, CDC, Men Can't Breastfeed

By Cameron English and ChuckDinerstein — Aug 01, 2023
The American Medical Association claims the body mass index (BMI) is "white supremacist" medicine, and the CDC says men can breastfeed babies. The public health establishment seems to have lost its grip on reality. How did this happen?
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Join host Cameron English as he sits down with Dr. Chuck Dinerstein to break down these stories on Episode 45 of the Science Dispatch podcast:

“…body mass index, BMI, then, is a continuation of white supremacist embodiment norms, racializing fat phobia under the guise of clinical authority.” Quite an opening from an article in the AMA’s new Journal of Ethics. Stripped of its rhetoric, could it be true?

The CDC recently issued guidance related to breastfeeding for "transgender and nonbinary-gendered individuals." It may be the most absurd set of recommendations the agency has ever released.

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