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Watch Videos Related to This ArticleCredit: Getty Images More teens than ever before are suffering from eating disorders -- and they're also more likely to suffer from suicidal thoughts, a new study shows. Researchers report ...All eating disorders were associated with a higher lifetime risk for suicidal tendencies.
Even if your kids aren't online, they're still under the influence of their social networking friends. Credit: Getty Images For parents who think flicking off the tube -- or possibly transplanting their kids to a remote island like Fiji ...Teens are using social media for tips on dangerous weight loss.
Eric Ostendorf, left, at age 10, pre-anorexia; Ostendorf, center, at age 15 with full-blown anorexia; Ostendorf at age 17, a recovered anorexic. Courtesy of Becky Ostendorf Every day, for the first four months of his sophomore ...Eric Ostendorf was starving himself while engaging in obsessive-compulsive exercise regimens.
If you're anorexic, are you going to pass it on to your children? Credit: CorbisAnorexia isn't contagious like a virus is, but according to the latest research, some children might be more susceptible to contracting the disease due to their ...Anorexia isn't contagious, but some children might be more susceptible to contracting the disease due to their family's gene pool.
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It's every mom's nightmare: Finding out your child has an eating disorder. Even worse is thinking you're probably to blame.Teresa Coates, a ...It's every mom's nightmare: Finding out your daughter has an eating disorder. Even worse is knowing you're probably to blame.
Apparently, not even 30 years, two kids and good sense comes between Brooke Shields and her Calvins. This week, in an appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," the 45-year-old model, mom and actress revealed that she still fits into the famous ...Apparently, not even 30 years, two kids and good sense comes between Brooke Shields and her Calvins.
The New York Fashion Week, scheduled to begin this Friday, has a made a few changes to its line up. The use of super skinny models is out this year. This issue has been red hot this year, making headlines again and again. Although a rare few of us ...
Outrage over ultra thin models is reaching more and more ears. A mother of a 21 year-old Brazilian model who recently died from complications stemming from anorexia, is asking mothers everywhere to be aware of the early signs of anorexia. She says ...