It’s all in the photos
Two families affected by anorexia and bulimia shed light on the genetic contributors to eating disorders.
Forget sunken cheeks or shrunken butts: girls are now going for pitifully withered legs
Weight is never an easy subject, but it can be especially dicey when parents broach the issue of eating habits and weight with their teens.
The sequel to the popular The Care and Keeping of You, which guided preteen girls on buying bras, healthy eating habits and dealing with their periods, ventures into the hormone and angst-ridden world of adolescents.
They’re widely considered harmful and restricted online, but “pro-ana” blogs may provide the kind of social support that some anorexics need to recover
Feeling fat is an insecurity many women don’t grow out of, according to a recent study by researchers at the University of North Carolina Eating Disorders Program. They found that 62% of women over age 50 reported that their …
Why did Dara-Lynn Weiss choose to explore the very private and sensitive topic of her young daughter’s weight in the very public pages of a fashion glossy?
Former Apple chief Steve Jobs was notoriously difficult, not least as a cancer patient, it turns out.
Poor Maggie. She’s an overweight 14-year-old character in a children’s book that’s not even due to be released until October, and already she’s stirring up controversy.
“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 …
Teens are undeniably influenced by those around them, and by what they see on social media from television to the internet. So what happens when western media infiltrates a remote island society?