British department store Debenhams has introduced a line of mannequins that are more like the size of the women who shop …
A new New York City public health program aims to improve body image among tweens. But will it help?
Sex sells, but are suggestive-marketing campaigns right for tweens and teens?
Most men prefer leggy and lean women, Gisele Bündchen lookalikes, right? Not necessarily.
Bad hair day? Kjerstin Gruys wouldn’t know. She’s nearly halfway through her quest to spend an entire year — including Oct. 1, her wedding day — avoiding mirrors.
Losing your virginity can summon up all sorts of emotions. It can also be an exercise in self-esteem or self-doubt, depending on whether you’re a man or a woman, according to researchers from Penn State University who analyzed …
“My least favorite feeling in the world is feeling too fat to be seen. I want to lock myself up until I’m thin again.” That’s a typical comment on the website Body Confessions, recently launched by novelist Diana Spechler.
The overwhelming majority of college women — 93% — engage in “fat talk.” You know, in the “Ugh, I feel so fat in these jeans” vein of griping. Many women say they think fat talking with their friends makes them feel better …
He may be little more than a massive carbohydrate, but that doesn’t mean Mr. Potato Head isn’t capable of cutting himself down.
Lots of sex is not necessarily a prerequisite for a happy marriage. But apparently, if you are neurotic or the spouse of a neurotic, it really, really helps.
Scientists have found 30 genes that control the timing of puberty in girls. Many of the newly identified genes also contribute to body weight and metabolism.
Calling Dr. Obvious! American women are confused about what a healthy body is supposed to look like.
New software developed at Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Informatics can change the shape of an actor’s body onscreen, giving him longer legs, a more muscular torso or narrower hips.