| Nov 6, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Source: National Eating Disorders Association
Eating disorders are real, complex and devastating conditions that can have serious consequences for a patient's health, productivity and relationships - and even kill.
| Oct 4, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Understand this: Hands are the enemy. All hands. I never realized how often people touched each other until I stopped being bald. My sister thinks I should have known about the touching part . She thinks I should have known a lot of things.Hair has...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Eating disorders are usually associated with teenagers, but they are also common among older Americans. Research has shown that in women ages 50 and over, 3.5% report binge eating, and nearly 8% report purging (self-induced vomiting). That overeating...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Model Kate Moss is reflecting on her three-decade career in the latest issue of Allure, sharing everything from what helped her get through scandals to beauty and fashion tips.
"Everyone's a celebrity. But I'm kind of a celebrity now, so even though I'm...
| Aug 4, 2013
Dear Amy: Due to a job layoff last year, our 32-year-old daughter has been living with my husband and me. She recently returned to work but receives a low salary and no health insurance.
She has a gluten intolerance, which requires meals without wheat...
| Feb 18, 2013
Images of stylish, smiling celebrities are all over the Internet. Sexy, skinny models grace the pages of almost every woman's magazine.
The quest to be flawless is all around us, and cases of anorexia and bulimia are growing at an alarming rate.
| Apr 6, 2013
| 12:29 PM
When Eleanor Stanford boarded a plane to spend two years on the islands of Cape Verde, she had no idea what she was in for.
She didn't know the language.
She didn't know what the people ate.
She didn't even know where she was going to live.
| Mar 6, 2013
| 4:10 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have for the first time reported successful use of a brain-stimulating implant to help patients with severe anorexia whose condition had not improved with other treatments.
Doctors implanted a device similar to a pacemaker...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 6:42 PM
Most people who exercise find a way to work it into their lives. Robert Silvers of Marshfield, Mass., organizes his life around his exercise.
When Silvers recently told his wife that, sorry, he didn't have time to help fix her computer, she reminded him...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Mariafrancesca Garritano, who has danced with La Scala for about 17 years, has been fired following an interview in which she said that one in five dancers at the company suffers from anorexia....
| Apr 10, 2012
| 9:41 PM
Miley Cyrus slams anorexia talk, then praises Ashley Judd: Miley Cyrus, who on Sunday night dismissed eating-disorder rumors, was giving props to Ashley Judd on Tuesday after reading the Ashley Judd's article slamming the national media for its recent...
| May 4, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Hardly a week goes by that America's obsession with thinness doesn't play out on supermarket magazine racks.
Remember Angelina Jolie at this year's Oscars? Celebrity glossies plastered the A-lister-turned-pipe cleaner on their covers and remarked on...