Scientists Find Eating Disorders Are Triggered By Your Genes, Not Your ChoicesBerghofer Research Institute says they can identify people at risk of anorexia – by looking at their DNA. Examining almost 17,000 people worldwide with the illness, and 55,000 without, eight genes were identified.
'Cinderella Challenge' The Latest In Unrealistic Body Image Ideals For TeensFrom the “thigh gap” to the “bikini bridge” there have been some pretty unrealistic body image pressures on teens in recent years.
Experts: Some Men Are Using Bodybuilding Supplements In Place Of MealsA warning was issued Friday about over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements, with a new study suggesting the popular products could fuel eating disorders.
Dr. Max Gomez: 3-Year-Old Boy Forced To Re-Learn How To EatEating. It’s something almost all of us take for granted. But, believe it or not, some kids actually have to learn how to do it. It can happen for many reasons.
Thinspiration: Doctors Concerned With Social Media Sites Promoting Eating DisordersSocial media sites are a great place to stay in touch, get support, to inspire, to honor causes and celebrate achievements. But to promote eating disorders?
Eye On New York: On Children's HealthIn this Eye On New York segment, CBS 2's Dana Tyler examines children's health and the problems they encounter, including eating disorders.
Eating Disorders Rising Among Younger ChildrenA new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics warns that eating disorders are happening to girls and boys as young as 7 years-old at alarming rates.