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Study: Facebook ‘Stalking’ Could Be Behind Your Poor Body Image

Forget glossy fashion mags; Facebook is the new source of your body woes.

04/21/2015

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Poor Self Image May Lead To Poorer Self

What we think about ourselves can have a big impact on our overall health. But there is help.

03/26/2015

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Eating Disorders Not Necessarily About Weight

In most cases, eating disorders go unnoticed for prolonged periods of time.

03/04/2015

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Moving Toward Healthier Image Of Women

The French are trying to give more realistic representations of women in magazines. It is considered a public health initiative.

02/17/2015

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Anorexia And Bulimia May Be More Than Psychological Disorder

In addition to the psychological disorders that lead to anorexia or bulimia, research indicates genetics and discrete biochemical signals may play an active role.

01/27/2015

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Eating Disorders Need Psychological Help

A major point to understand about eating disorders is that they are psychological problems.

12/19/2014

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Thanksgiving Dinner May Not Be Joyful For Family Members Struggling With Eating Disorders

Trish Carney, director of nutrition at The Renfrew Center, says there are red flags to notice.

11/25/2014

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Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder

In body dysmorphic disorder, a person is preoccupied with an imagined deficit in the appearance of one or more body parts.

11/13/2014

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Study: Delay The Dreaded Middle School Years

New research suggests delaying middle school might help girls remain free of body image issues until at least slightly later in life.

09/24/2014

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Local Experts Push Message Of Natural Beauty During National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Experts at the Renfrew Center in Philadelphia were urging women to go without makeup Monday so the world could see their natural beauty.

02/24/2014

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Gay And Bisexual Boys Abusing Anabolic Steroids

In addition to pro athletes, there are other high-risk groups abusing anabolic steroids. The latest information has to do with gay and bisexual boys.

02/13/2014

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Studying Anorexia Nervosa

When you look at it closely, the numbers are quite concerning. Anorexia nervosa affects more than 1 out of every hundred women with teens and young adults the most vulnerable.

07/15/2013

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Talking About Weight Loss With Teens

When talking to teens about weight loss, you should talk about “healthy eating”. Just focusing on weight loss could lead to an eating disorder.

07/03/2013

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Body Dysmorphic Disorder

In body dysmorphic disorder, a person is preoccupied with an imagined deficit in the appearance of one or more body parts.

01/08/2013

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Local Expert Highlights When Student Athletes Become Obsessed

It’s nearly time for student athletes to begin pre-season training and a local expert urges coaches and parents to keep an eye out for eating or over training issues.

07/29/2012

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