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Body Image and Eating Disorders

Body image distress is often seen as a symptom of an eating disorder. However, not every person with an eating disorder has a problematic body image …

Mental Health

'Duck Dynasty' star Sadie Robertson reveals she once battled an eating disorder

Sadie Robertson is speaking out about her secret, nearly yearlong battle with an eating disorder.<p>In 2015, the 20-year-old “Duck Dynasty” star seemed to have it all: a budding career as a model and fashion designer, a spot on her family’s hit reality show and a large fan base. She also had an eating …

Mental Health

Size-zero ban is proof fashion industry is finally listening to customers

It is too early to say whether LVMH and Kering’s ban on using size zero models will improve women’s health, but it is a sign the business is changing<p>The use of size zero models has been a fashion industry scandal for 15 years. The announcement that rival Paris powerhouses LVMH and Kering have …

Fashion Industry

Is Body Image from Perception or Attitude? – Studying Anorexia with VR Self-avatars

Do patients with anorexia nervosa suffer from body image distortion due to how they perceive their body or is it due to attitudinal beliefs? Betty …

Los Angeles

Meet the eating disorder survivor whose illustrations are inspiring women to love their bodies

Christine Yahya, known as Pink Bits on Instagram, is pretty much a body positivity icon.<p>She’s got more than 28,800 followers on Instagram, where she …

Top global photo agency bans Photoshopped images of women from its libraries

Getty Images has announced it has banned photos featuring women whose body shapes have been heavily doctored.<p>The move, which comes in response to a …

French law requiring labelling of photoshopped images to take effect

Starting this Sunday, commercial publications featuring photoshopped images of models will have to be labelled at the risk of a hefty fine.<p>Starting 1 …

Julianne Hough Reveals How Her Chronic Disease Affects Her Body Image

Julianne Hough has been very open about having endometriosis, a disorder involving uterine tissue that causes pelvic pain, but now, she's revealing …

Fitness blogger shares what actually happened when she reached her goal weight

Many of us might train in the hope of getting stronger but there’s also an element of shredding too.<p>We want to cut fat in order to show off our …

5 Ways Parents Can Raise a Body-Positive Kid

Photo: Kelly Sikkema, UnsplashBy Sierra Filucci, Common Sense MediaHow’s this for a scary statistic: Studies show that kids as young as 5 say they …

Kids

Improving My Body Image, One Pair of Non-Skinny Jeans at a Time

Consciously choosing to wear clothing that fits well and makes me feel good is one of the most effective things I’ve done to counteract the taxing …

Clothing

How Selfies Could Be A Sign That Someone Is Struggling With Their Body Image

Psychologists have found a link between investing a lot of time and energy into posting selfies and having a negative view of your own body. But it's not all bad news for selfies and social media – they can be a source of empowerment, too.<p>Spending a lot of time perfecting your selfies could be a …

Social Media

'Real Live:' Celebrities open up about body image in Hollywood Video

Celebrities have increasingly opened up about body image issues and their desire for self-acceptance.

Kelly Clarkson Opens Up About Her Body Image Struggles

The singer said she felt "miserable."<p>Today, Kelly Clarkson is a confident 35-year-old mother of two, but she's speaking out about the fact that she …

Is the Kardashians’ obsession with fitness body positive or body shaming?

It has been ten whole years since <i>Keeping Up With The Kardashians</i> premiered, and the show has just been renewed for another five seasons. Which means …

An Army of Chinese Millennials Is Reshaping Global Travel

When Ronnie Hou finished her master’s degree last spring, her parents gave her a trip to Seattle—a city that has fascinated Hou since her teen years …

Tourism

Alibaba is growing even faster and totally unlike Amazon

Valued by investors at nearly half a trillion dollars, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. tore through analyst expectations when it released its fiscal …

eCommerce

'Crazy Rich Asians' Author Says A Producer Tried To Whitewash The Film Adaptation

Bestselling author Kevin Kwan was once asked by a film producer to whitewash his book “Crazy Rich Asians” because, well, of course he was.<p>Kwan’s 2013 novel drew praise for its ability to bridge the gap between modern Asian culture and a Western audience. “Crazy Rich Asians” centers on an …

Scarlett Johansson

Singapore Airlines Just Unveiled Its New A380 Design and It Looks Amazing

Singapore Airlines has revealed its new A380 design, with seating and suites that let every passenger make the space their own for the duration of …

Singapore Airlines

Roundtrip Flights to Europe Are Less Than $400 From All Over the US Right Now

Although it's entirely likely that you're still scrambling to figure out all of your upcoming holiday travel right now, it's never too early to get a …

The natural treatments for dry skin conditions that actually work

When Kim Kardashian wept over her psoriasis diagnosis on <i>Keeping up with the Kardashians,</i> those of you who struggle with the same skin condition—or …

Skin Care

You Can Measure Your Charisma With Just 6 Questions, According to This Study

It's simpler than you'd think.<p>I have a select few friends I would call genuinely charismatic - the rest are kind, and/or funny, and/or outgoing, but …

5 French Beauty Secrets Every Woman Should Know, According to Marie Antoinette

Marie Antoinette's approach to beauty—labor-intensive, luxurious, and, above all, excessive—was the anti-thesis of a modern day French woman's laissez-faire attitude. But that doesn't make her unwavering commitment to vanity, and fabled over-the-top regimen, any less fascinating. In honor of the …

'Unborn children' qualify as college savers in GOP tax plan

The tax bill unveiled by House Republicans on Thursday would allow expectant parents to start putting away money for college and private school tuition, wading into the battle over when human life begins.<p>The legislation includes language that would open up tax-advantaged college savings accounts …

Abortion

A healthy girl’s guide to shopping at Costco

If you grew up going to Costco to stock up on Kraft Mac & Cheese with your parents, it might not be the most obvious choice for you when it come to …

Snooze Your Way From San Francisco to L.A. With This New Sleeper Bus

Combining hospitality with transportation, Cabin allows travelers to get some shut-eye while being shuttled from point A to point B.<p>Every day, some 48,000 people make the trek from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Here to make the trip a little more comfortable—and efficient— is Cabin, a new …

San Francisco

Good enough for Beyoncé: chocolate ganache, paella and stir-fry vegan recipes

Whether it’s down to health and environmental concerns or merely following in Beyoncé’s footsteps, veganism is on the rise around the world. Those who eschew all animal products (including leather, honey, eggs and dairy) are increasing in numbers in the UK, the US and in Australia.<p>Now, in the …

Coconut

Wrap your Apple Watch in woven stainless steel [Watch Store]

Stainless steel meticulously weaves its way through the Mesh Band for Apple Watch — Casetify’s answer to the significantly more expensive Milanese Loop by Apple. And, Casetify’s version is just as stylish and functional as the behemoth brand’s band.<p>For penny-counters, you’ll save from $67 to $117 …

Suspended – Medium

Amazon, CVS to Nab Walgreen’s Rx Business: Leerink | Investopedia

Just months ago investors were cheering the stock of Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) as a solid buy on its revamped deal with Rite Aid Corp. …

Pharma