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EATING DISORDERS AND SOCIETY…PLAYBOY BUNNIES DON’T LIVE IN THE WHITE HOUSE.

I grew up as a young girl whose aspirations where never put on what I had in brains, but what I had in body.  I was raised by my mother who once told me that I could never be too rich or too thin. While most of my friends in high school were taking the [...]

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Celebrities with Anorexia: Lucy Hale Comes Clean About Eating Disorder Battle

Pretty Little Liars star Lucy Hale is the latest of celebrities with anorexia to come forward and discuss her condition publicly. In the September issue of Cosmopolitan, the actress comes clean about struggling with an eating disorder. The Cosmo interview reveals that the star would sometimes go days without eating. For those as-of-yet unfamiliar with [...]

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Are Anorexia and Eating Disorders Possibly be Triggered by the Olympics?

As the ’12 Summer Olympics in London commence, it’s easy to become preoccupied with the bodies of the Olympic athletes we see on our TV screens. In fact, sometimes it seems Olympians like Hope Solo or Leryn Franco get more attention for their bodies than their athletic careers. It is not difficult to see how [...]

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ED News Weekly – Celebs Struggling with their Weight and Eating Disorder Warning Signs in Kids

ED News Weekly – Celebs Struggling with their Weight and Eating Disorder Warning Signs in Kids

Once again a week full of celebs in the news regarding eating disorders. With all of the pressure that we put on ourselves and others in society it’s no wonder that those in the spotlight feel the need to live up to unrealistic images. In other eating disorder news, our 5 Warning Signs for Eating Disorders in Children article by Dr. Rader was syndicated on Opposing Views website, check it out.

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ED News Weekly – Controversial Commercials, Weightloss Surgery for Teens & Bulimic Housewives

ED News Weekly – Controversial Commercials, Weightloss Surgery for Teens & Bulimic Housewives

So much to discuss this week in Eating Disorder News – Yoplait launches a commercial that has sparked a lot of controversy in claims that it promotes eating disorders, watch the video here and decide for yourself. Housewife of Orange County Alexis Ballino talks about her lifelong struggle with Anorexia and Bulimia. Weightloss Surgery for Teens on the rise. Find out the latest statistics on teens receiving Lapband and other bariatric surgery procedures.

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Run for Cover!! Part II

Run for Cover!! Part II

In my last blog I had written about my weakness as well as a lot of other peoples’ obsession for celebrities, what they are doing, where they are going, and how we just cannot seem to get enough of them. I also believe that part of that reason is our own need for escape from the mundane, and that…

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Run for Cover!!

Run for Cover!!

I have a sincere confession to make: Hello my name is Melissa and I am an out of the closet issue addict. And, when I say this, I mean I am addicted to the latest ‘issue’ on anything. I read Cosmo like it’s the Bible, and I load up on the latest printed eye candy like it is a drug. I love anything on fashion, celebrities, and gossip…

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TV Role Models

TV Role Models

The correlation between the pervasive imagery of impossibly thin “role models” on television the increase in eating disorders among teenage girls has been the subject of many studies. Most researchers, clinicians and educators believe that the link between repeated and continuous exposure…

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