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A call for the CDC to track eating disorders

A coalition led by Harvard’s Strategic Training Initiative for the Prevention of Eating Disorders (STRIPED) is asking the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to monitor eating disorders as a part of national disease surveillance efforts.

Taking aim at ‘plus’ size clothing for children

Stores and manufacturers who sell children’s clothing labeled as “plus,” “husky,” or even “slim” size may be contributing to discrimination and shaming of overweight or even thin or small youngsters, a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health…

This Week in Health: Making the modeling industry safer

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A call to regulate starvation of 'Paris thin' models

Boston, MA  ─ Prohibiting runway models from participating in fashion shows or photo shoots if they are dangerously thin would go a long way toward preventing serious health problems among young women—including anorexia nervosa and death from starvation—according…

Advertising’s toxic effect on eating and body image

March 18, 2015 — People often claim to ignore advertisements, but the messages are getting through on a subconscious level, pioneering author and ad critic Jean Kilbourne told an audience at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public…