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Proposed Italian Law Targeting Pro-Ana Sites Stirs Controversy

By Paul Gaita

Despite the often tragic consequences of young girls visiting pro-ana sites, opponents say criminalizing them causes more harm than good. MORE  

'Human Barbie' Slammed for Endorsing Eating Disorders

By Paul Gaita

Valeria Lukyanova, a.k.a. the Human Barbie, was criticized by a charity group for endorsing a dangerous diet called "breatharianism." MORE  

Ramadan a Challenge for Muslim Women With Eating Disorders

By John Lavitt

Muslim women with eating disorders struggle during a month when fasting is celebrated. MORE  

Mortality Rates for Anorexia Remain Unchanged in 2014

By John Lavitt

Eating disorders like anorexia nervosa remain a potent, but silent killer for young women. MORE  

Kesha Displays New Outlook After Rehab For Eating Disorder

By McCarton Ackerman

The 'Tik Tok' singer has found a new lease on life following a stint in rehab to combat anorexia and bulimia. MORE  

Racial Differences in Body Perception Can Affect Eating Disorders

By John Lavitt

A new study shows that race plays a significant part in the type of eating disorder one can have. MORE  

Coroner’s Ruling May Be First to Link Suicide with Anorexia

By Paul Gaita

The tragic case of Alana Goldsmith may actually help raise awareness to the lethality of the disease. MORE  

Popular Food Blogger Opens Up About Eating Disorder

By Shawn Dwyer

Jordan Younger—a.k.a. The Blonde Vegan—recently opened up about her battle with orthorexia. MORE  

Nicole Scherzinger Opens Up About Overcoming Bulimia

By Victoria Kim

The Pussycat Dolls singer still has difficulty talking about her struggles. MORE  

Facebook Ads - Take Back Your Feed

By Stacey Rosenfeld

Facebook ads for weight loss products are misleading and destructive. MORE  

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