The Healthland Podcast: Borderline Personality Disorder, Colon Health and Child Sexuality

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This week we discuss the news that an NFL player suffers from the poorly understood psychiatric illness called borderline personality disorder.¬†Also, should you have your colon cleaned? And we talk about the controversy over Vogue‘s sexualized photos of a 10-year-old girl. Then our quick Field Notes. Subscribe free to this weekly 20-min. podcast on iTunes or click the play button below to listen immediately:

TIME senior writer John Cloud (@JohnAshleyCloud) leads the discussion with Healthland editor Sora Song (@sora_song) and Susanna Schrobsdorff, the assistant managing editor for TIME.com. Susanna is sitting in while Belinda is refreshing her lovely Australian accent in her homeland.

Some links for the stories we discussed:

John talked about his story on borderline personality disorder and the famed psychologist Marsha Linehan.

Sora discussed the story by our colleague Alice Park on whether you should have a colon cleaning.

And Susanna talked about controversial fashion photos of a 10-year-old girl. The photos, some of which were published in Vogue, have relaunched the debate about whether the culture is sexualizing children.

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