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Rate of Eating Disorders Rising Among Middle-Aged Women

By John Lavitt

The obsessive desire to be thin doesn't just affect teenagers and younger women. MORE  

‘Downton Abbey’ Star Opens Up About Wife’s Anorexia

By Shawn Dwyer

David Robb recently talked for the first time about how Briony McRoberts’ “insidious” anorexia led to her suicide last year. MORE  

Does Social Media Fuel Eating Disorders?

By Shawn Dwyer

While pro-ana and pro-mia sites have always been around, social media has escalated eating disorder behaviors to a global scale. MORE  

Men With Eating Disorders Often Ignore Symptoms

By John Lavitt

A recent study by the University of Oxford found that most undiagnosed men were unaware of eating disorder symptoms. MORE  

How Dentists Can Save Teens From Eating Disorders

By John Lavitt

Your family dentist can check for tooth enamel, gingival bleeding, and gum inflammation, all of which can be early signs of an eating disorder. MORE  

Study Shows Increase in Eating Disorders Among Men

By Paul Gaita

Researchers found that men experienced the same symptoms as women, from purging and obsessive exercise to self-harm and feelings of isolation. MORE  

West Virginia To Hold First Eating Disorder Conference

By Shawn Dwyer

A group of health care professionals are stepping up to address misconceptions surrounding the disease. MORE  

Demi Lovato Accuses Lady Gaga of 'Glamorizing' Eating Disorders

By McCarton Ackerman

The former Disney star criticized the reigning pop queen's vomit-inducing performance at SXSW. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 10, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Kesha emerges from rehab, Aaron Paul talks drinking tequila with Jacko, New Hampshire okays growing pot, and Maryland decriminalizes weed. MORE  

Morning Roundup: March 4, 2014

By Shawn Dwyer

Rob Ford parties in Hollywood post Oscar, Ricky Gervais offers to host Oscars drunk, Richie Incognito admitted to counseling, and Dr. Drew's daughter reveals battle with eating disorders. MORE  

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