Health & Body Image


I Was Just A Typical Teen Who Loved To Dance Until I Discovered The Rare Disorder Responsible For My Crazy Flexibility Was Also Destroying My Body


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Eating Disorders Do Not Discriminate:
Puncturing the dangerous myth that only white women get eating disorders


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Why Adult Women Suffer from Eating Disorders:
For a growing number of women, anorexia and bulimia aren’t just teenage problems.

In Defense of Michael Pollan (Or, How Sexism Allegations Boost Web Traffic)

Remembering You Have a Body — or, How ELSE to Talk to Little Girls

Lady Gaga’s Eating Disorder Confession Kicks Off a Body Revolution

Born This Way? The Upsetting Obsession Over Lady Gaga’s Weight

Can You Choose to Love Your Body? Margaret Cho Did.

The Topic We All Need to Get Over

Love Your Body At Any Age

How to Spot, and Help, Someone with an Eating Disorder

The Fat Shaming of Kate Upton; Or Why I’ll Never Buy the Difference Between Thinspiration and Pro-Ana Sites

Congratulations On Your Baby, New Mom! Now Quit Being So Fat

Breaking News: Well-Known Women Are Actual People Underneath Their Makeup

Why Lena Dunham’s Body Matters (And Why It’s Ridiculous That It Does)

Israel Outlaws Too-Thin Models and Photoshop Fraud. But Will It Affect Eating Disorder Rates?

No One Can Tell You’ve Gained Five Pounds and Other Reasons to Quit Caring So Much

From Slut-Shaming to Weight-Shaming: Let’s Just Stop, Okay?

Remembering You Have a Body — or, How ELSE to Talk to Little Girls

Read all of Michelle’s HelloGiggles posts here

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The Conversation with Amanda de Cadenet

The Dangers of Exercise Addiction

Beauty Is All Around Us. Are You Looking in the Right Places?

Tracey Gold’s new reality show on eating disorders worries some East Bay health experts

Kaiser observes National Domestic Violence Awareness month with expanded prevention program

Cancer program navigates cultural barriers, red tape

Three Ways Researchers Are Kicking Breast Cancer’s Butt

Beauty Tips for Sensitive Skin

Popular Cold and Flu Remedies Put to the Test

Ayurveda: What is Ayurvedic Medicine?

Amenorrhea: Dieting to the extreme

When gossip is actually healthy

Being plus-size in a skinny world

Ever Coveted a Star’s Body? Seeing One Up Close Can Change That

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