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Morning Roundup: Nov. 19, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Company criticized for selling pro-eating disorder T-shirts, police fail to solve LSD-tainted meat case, and soap opera actor Freddie Smith arrested for DUI. MORE  

Demi Lovato Defends Those With Eating Disorders on Twitter

By Shawn Dwyer

The former Disney star once again took to her Twitter account to rail against public perception of the "isolating" disease. MORE  

Professor Works To Make Orthorexia Nervosa More Widely Known

By McCarton Ackerman

Thom Dunn is raising awareness of an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating. MORE  

British Tennis Player Naomi Cavaday Returns To Pro Tour After Acing Bulimia, Depression

By McCarton Ackerman

The once highly-touted player is mounting a comeback after taking hold of her disease. MORE  

Lena Dunham Humorously Bares Her Dark Past in New Memoir

By John Lavitt

The Girls star revealed her struggles with OCD, sexual abuse, and eating disorders. MORE  

British Teen Petitions Government to Tackle 'Thinspiration' Blogs

By Victoria Kim

Diagnosed with anorexia, 18-year-old Alice Taylor has recovered from her eating disorder and wants help educate others about the disease. MORE  

25 to 35-Year-Olds Most Affected by Eating Disorders in Ireland

By John Lavitt

The new report stresses that eating disorders can affect people of any age, not just teenagers. MORE  

Is There a Biological Cause for Eating Disorders?

By Paul Gaita

A new study found that a protein made by intestinal bacteria could be the root cause of eating disorders. MORE  

Eating Disorders Can Start as Early as Grade School

By Shawn Dwyer

An alarming new study found that children as young as eight years old displayed eating disorder behaviors like making themselves vomit. MORE  

Family-Based Therapies Can Help Teens With Eating Disorders

By Shawn Dwyer

A new study showed that teens suffering from anorexia nervosa fare better when families are part of their treatment. MORE  

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