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PTSD and Food Addiction Go Hand-in-Hand for Women

By Bryan Le

Researchers have found the stronger the PTSD, the more likely a woman will suffer from eating addiction. MORE  

Sugar Not Addictive, Study Says

By Paul Gaita

It's the act of consuming food, not the kind of food that spurs addiction. MORE  

Dangerous Eating Disorder Behaviors Are Not Exclusive to Rail-Thin Teens

By Victoria Kim

The study showed that eating disorders are not diagnosed early enough when specialists focus exclusively on weight. MORE  

'Girls' Star Zosia Mamet Reveals Eating Disorder

By Shawn Dwyer

The actress wrote about her long struggle in a column published in Glamour magazine. MORE  

Increasing Number of CT Youth Affected By Eating Disorders

By Victoria Kim

There is growing concern over 10- and 11-year-olds being diagnosed with eating disorders. MORE  

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  

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