Bryn Austin, professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, was a guest on The Body Protest podcast.
As the COVID-19 pandemic eases, some people will return to pre-pandemic normalcy relatively quickly, but others may struggle, according to experts.
Putting disordered eating at the center of public health discourse; Investing in the intersection of public health and business
The COVID-19 pandemic has cut off sources of care and support for people with eating disorders and, as a result, many are experiencing worsening symptoms.
Eating disorders cost the U.S. economy $64.7 billion each year through health care, lost productivity, and other costs.
Eating disorders affect everyone, regardless of race or gender. A February 16, 2020, NECN’s This is New England broadcast featured a panel discussion that included S. Bryn Austin and focused on how eating disorder symptoms affect girls and…
Pills and powders claiming to boost weight loss, energy, or sexual performance—available to customers of all ages on drugstore shelves—face little government oversight of their safety and efficacy.
In India, societal norms can lead young people to turn to unregulated, potentially harmful weight-loss and complexion-lightening products.
At a time when some companies are pledging to not digitally alter photos of models in their ads, a proposed bill in Massachusetts is aimed at convincing many more businesses to do the same. Introduced by state Rep.…
Consumption of dietary supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building, and energy was associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children and young adults compared to consumption of vitamins.