Tumblr Helped Me Plan My Eating Disorder. Then It Helped Me Heal.
There are upsides and downsides to social media—and I'm proud to be part of a generation tackling these issues to create a healthier future.
PS Picks: Adam Rippon's Candid Conversation With the 'New York Times' About Body Image and Eating Disorders
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Are Movies About Eating Disorders Fundamentally Uncinematic?
Netflix's To the Bone doesn't convey the solitude and paranoia of life with an eating disorder—but it's certainly not the first to twist reality.
The Youngest Casualties in the War on Obesity
School-based nutrition and BMI screenings are meant to improve the health of students, but emerging evidence shows that, not only aren't they helping, they also appear to be triggering deadly eating disorders in children. Now, a small group of activists is taking on the system—and making a difference.
For Most Self-Proclaimed Dieters, There's No Diet at All
New research from the Netherlands shows that about 60 percent of people claim to be dieting, but very few actually do it.
The Affordable Calorie Act: Obamacare's Anti-Obesity Tactic
Will an Obamacare anti-obesity tactic make things worse?