Blog Posts and Commentaries

Austin SB, Peat CM, Bulik CM. Eating disorders cost US $65 billion a year: Here’s what agencies can do.  The Hill, 2020.

Sobel T, Austin SB. Body Positivity: It’s here, it’s now, but what does it mean? Psychology Today Blog Body Politics, 2020.

Austin SB. Message from the President. The Academy for Eating Disorders Forum, 2019.

Sobel T, Austin SB. The Disturbing Surprises at Your Local Pharmacy. Psychology Today, 2019.

Austin SB. A Way Forward for WW. Academy for Eating Disorders Blog, 2019.

Sobel T, Austin SB. Can We Free Ourselves from “Bikini Shame”? Psychology Today, 2019.

Austin SB. Taking our place at the table as citizen scientists and clinicians. Academy for Eating Disorders Blog, 2019.

Sobel T, Austin SB. Photoshopping ourselves to death. Psychology Today, 2019.

Austin SB. Kim Kardashian-Jameela Jamil feud has done more to expose detox tea lies than the FDA. NBC News THINK, 2019.

Austin SB, Tefft N. Could a Diet pills tax help get these toxic products out of kids’ hands? National Eating Disorders Association, 2018.

Austin SB. Odds, Arcs, and Policy Change: A Step-by-Step Look at a Public Health Campaign Taking on the Dietary Supplements Industry. Harvard Public Health Review, 2018.

Austin SB. New MA Bill to Get Dangerous Dietary Supplements Out of Teens’ Hands. Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Newsletter, 2017.

Gordon AR. Shining a Light on Gender Identity and Eating Disorders. National Eating Disorders Association Blog, June 28, 2017.

Austin SB. What’s Strategic Science Got to Do With Eating Disorder Prevention? Just About Everything. National Eating Disorders Association Blog, Feb. 27, 2017.

Record KL, Austin SB. Humans, not hangers: Why it’s time to regulate the U.S. fashion industry. U.S. News & World Report Blog For Better, 2015.

Austin SB, Mayer B. Putting kids before profits: Massachusetts campaign takes dietary supplements to task. National Eating Disorders Association Blog, 2015.