Obesity: Can we stop the epidemic? A Harvard Public Health School look at the complexity of obesity and how we, as a medical community, try to address it.
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tedmed_wh_rgb Why do our brains get addicted a look at obesity from a biochemical perspective
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TED My battle with anorexia Dave Chawner talks about his experience being anorexic
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guardian Why is skinny shaming ok? Emma Woof discusses her perspective as a woman who is not overweight, although struggled with anorexia.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoJune 1, 2017Topics: / / Keywords: / /
Amy Winehouse: how an eating disorder factored in her death Amy Winehouse lived hard and died young, notorious for drug and alcohol abuse. There was also a significant eating issue - a binge and purge cycle - which was never addressed in her therapy and rarely talked about.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 30, 2017Topics: / / / Keywords: / /
washington post Spotting eating disorders at the gym Gym employees are often in the position of spotting people who have eating disorders or are at risk, but approaching those people is not as easy as it may seem. A look at the conundrum of the overexerciser.
Contributor: Francesca CiminoMay 30, 2017Topics: Keywords: / / / /
The Problem with Skinny Shaming A look at the difference between the bias against people who are "too skinny" vs those who are obese. They are not the same thing.
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this american life logo Tell Me I'm Fat Let's change our perspective on how we view being fat.
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New York Times Parents Should Avoid Comments on a Child's Weight What do you do when you see your child gaining weight? How do you address it? Studies show that commenting on weight directly - although tempting - is not the answer.
Contributor: Karlen BaderJune 16, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / /