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The Real Reason Demi Lovato's Not Done Talking About Her Eating Disorder

Demi Lovato, <i>Allure's</i> February cover star, has been modeling attitude and independence for years. She is the antithesis of the sugarcoated pop star, with her slashed jet-black hair and constellation of tattoos. And while she's hardly the first star to rebel against her Disney roots, she was one of …

Depression

Anorexia Isn’t Just for Teenagers: Why Eating Disorders Strike in Middle Age

As a psychologist at the University of North Carolina Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders, Cristin Runfola had heard lots of horror stories …

Mental Health

Bodybuilding could be causing a new eating disorder in men

The explosion in popularity for body-building supplements such as protein powder and creatine tends to be associated with the push for good health …

Eating disorders in college athletes highlighted in NBC Bay Area story - Scope

Years ago, as a college varsity swimmer, I was surprised when one of my teammates told me she had struggled with an eating disorder. I knew this was …

Plight of ‘pipeline children’ caught up in Russia’s adoption ban explored in TIFF doc

Sarah McCarthy didn't set out to make a film that would influence international adoption, but now she is hoping that her new documentary, currently showing at the Toronto International Film Festival, can do just that.<p>Called <i>The Dark Matter of Love</i>, it is hardly what you would call a political film. …

More eating disorders than ever are being formally recognized, and that's an important thing

“You look pregnant,” my uncle said to me when I was in eighth grade, during the prime of my awkward-yet-finding-myself years. I was 5’9” and probably …

Mental Health

This Is What Pregnancy Feels Like With an Eating Disorder

As a mother, it is quite hard to be able to say I come before my child. The looks received when that statement is made are often full of judgment. But I know all too well that without placing myself first, I cannot and will not be here for him.<p><i>by Jaime K. Teich Krinsky</i><p><i>Hi. My name is Jaime. I am a</i> …

Digital Marketing

Top 10 Most Stressful Places to Live in Connecticut: Report

A website studied commuting times, things for residents to do, unemployment rate and other items. Is your town among the most stressed?<p>It may look …

The Two Best Workouts for Stress Relief

Exercise is one of the best stress relievers known to man. "Even after one workout exercisers report reduced feelings of stress and improvements to overall mood," she says. Studies show that sustained, rhythmic, repetitive exercise for at least 30 minutes boosts feelings of happiness and reduces …

Brian Koonz: Next up for UConn women? Long-term TV deal

STORRS -- Twenty years ago, right about the time the UConn women's basketball team was chasing its first national championship, Rick Burton was …

UConn