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“eating disorders”

Apr 2, 2014 02:29 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An American couple say they have been wrongly convicted of causing the death of their adopted daughter. Continue reading →
Mar 10, 2014 08:07 AM ET
Real-life barbie Valeria Lukyanova has decided she's going to try and survive on only sunlight and air. How long can you survive without food and water? Watch as Trace breaks down what happens when you don't eat and drink.
Feb 25, 2014 06:21 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Most parents underestimate their children's weight, and half of parents did not recognize that their children were overweight or obese, research shows. Continue reading →
Sep 18, 2013 06:20 AM ET
Anorexia is one of the most misunderstood physiological disorders out there. Laci Green explains what's really going on inside the mind of an anorexic and tells us why it can be such a hard illness to fight.
Mar 31, 2012 07:55 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Are film critics encouraging eating disorders in 'The Hunger Games' fans?
Feb 11, 2010 03:18 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
According to a national survey released today by the Girl Scouts on the eve of New York City's legendary Fashion Week, most girls are happy with their bodies and reject thin fashion models as unrealistic. According to a Girl Scouts of America press release, the survey of 1,002 girls ages 13 to 17 "...
Jul 26, 2011 07:17 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Her "teeny, tiny" wedding dress is on display -- but will images of the thin Duchess lead to an epidemic?
Mar 8, 2010 09:46 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new VH1 show called "The Price of Beauty," hosted by Jessica Simpson, will premiere soon. The theme of the show is the extreme measures that some women will endure to look beautiful. It's a worthy subject, but unfortunately the series is already spreading misinformation about a serious disease: a...