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Stomach 'Clock' Tells Us How Much To Eat Throughout The Day

By | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 14:39

A study finds there are nerves in the stomach that are sensitive to stretching but respond differently throughout the day when they tell our brains that we are full.

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Facebook Use Linked To Negative Body Image In Teen Girls

By | Tue, 12/03/2013 - 19:02

Adolescent girls who publicly share photos on Facebook have a negative body image and an increasing chance of suffering from eating disorders.

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Cotton Ball Diet Trend Is Extremely Dangerous

By | Thu, 11/21/2013 - 14:40

The new "cotton-ball diet" — seen on YouTube and social media — could be the most outlandish and dangerous diet trend to date.

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Girls Better At Hiding Autism Than Boys Leading To An Underdiagnosis

By | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 12:47

Girls could be better at hiding their autistic traits in familiar social situations, leading to an underdiagnosis of autistic girls.

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Genetic Mutation Linked To Eating Disorders Discovered

By | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 13:56

Researchers have discovered two genetic mutations that function together and are linked to eating disorders.

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The 'Thigh Gap': An Elusive And Dangerous Weight-Loss Trend Fueled By Social Media

By | Sat, 10/05/2013 - 14:12

Websites focusing on the 'thigh gap' are popping up everywhere, causing concern among eating disorder experts who believe the fad is fueling unhealthy behavior.

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Eating Disorder Therapists Have Weight Bias, Too: 42% Stereotype The Obese

By | Thu, 10/03/2013 - 14:32

As obesity gains more salience as its own disease, should we be worried by 42 percent of eating disorder therapists having weight bias?