Molly Duggan

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The Anna Westin Act: Our Senate bill brings help for eating disorders

Program named for Minnesotan would add tools to prevent more tragic deaths like hers.<p>The all too sad truth is that every hour someone dies as a …

Mental Health

'My tummy is bigger than yours': how private schools are battling body issues

Journalist <b>Matthew Jenkin</b> explores how independent schools support students who suffer from a pressure to be perfect<p>In the past, when students wanted to compete with one another, they might have compared pencil cases, toys or even test results – but today classroom rivalries can be much more …

These students covered their school's bathroom mirrors to make an important point about body image

Mirror, mirror on the wall… tell me something nice about myself.<p>This seems to be the request from the girls at one Kansas high school, who have …

One Woman Shows The Unretouched Reality Of Major Weight Loss (NSFW)

"Underneath the layers of clothing and behind closed doors, quite a different reality exists."<p>When Julia Kozerski lost half her body weight while a photography student at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, dropping from 338 pounds to 178 pounds, she turned the camera on herself.<p>"It didn't …

Embody and LFIT aim to change nutrition curriculum

“For me, it became a game — it became how low can I get this deficit, and that really became unhealthy,” Daly said. “I never thought I had an eating …

What Men Really Think About Mental Health Stigma

There's nothing emasculating about sharing your feelings.<p>Talking about mental health is the first step to eliminating the negative stereotype around it -- but for men, this can be particularly challenging.<p>Approximately 6 million American men have depression each year, yet research shows many are …

Scientists Find Gene That Could Be Responsible For Binge Eating

Close<p>A team of researchers was able to determine the gene that may be responsible for binge eating among teenagers. With the results of the study, …

OSFED: The Other Eating Disorder

Other Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder or OSFED, the eating disorder formerly known as EDNOS (Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified) is less …

'Improvements needed in eating disorder care'

<b>Improvements need to be made in diagnosing and treating people with eating disorders, a report has said.</b><p>Views of patients, their families, health professionals and researchers have been published on the issue.<p>It has suggested a series of recommendations, including improving early diagnosis, health …

Mental Health

When people don’t take your eating disorder seriously, it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy

Having an eating disorder can be a lonely experience at the best of times. But imagine if, despite having a medical diagnosis, you felt you were at …

How my eating disorder changes the way I parent my children

"I encourage my kids to take pride in their bodies because of what they can do rather than what they look like."<p>When I was 16 years old, I weighed …

The Link Between Trauma and Eating Disorders

Trauma and eating disorders are related. After all, it's not unusual for a person who has experienced trauma to develop an eating disorder. Read on …

Mental Health