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National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Get in the Know

Kirsten Haglund | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Haglund

Eating disorders happen behind closed doors. Signs are frequently overlooked (particularly among minorities), even by medical professionals... until the damage is undeniable.

Why I Walk? Speak Up and Speak Out: Finding My Voice in Recovery

Kirsten Haglund | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Kirsten Haglund

I walk because the average age a girl begins to diet today 8-years-old and 42 percent of first through third grade girls want to be thinner. I walk because 30 million people in the United States, men and women, will struggle with an eating disorder in their lifetime.

Miss America 2008: I Think Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri Anticipated The Backlash

Posted 09.17.2013 | Style

Miss America 2014, the newly-crowned Nina Davuluri, won her title on Sunday night to many cheers... and several unfortunate Twitter jeers. Davuluri, t...

Beauty Pageants Helped Me Recover From My Eating Disorder

Salon | Posted 10.19.2012 | Women

Kirsten Haglund was thrust into the spotlight when she won the 2008 Miss America crown in front of more than 19 million viewers. But before she ever b...

Eating Disorders: Colleges Highlight Quiet Problem

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Eating disorders are the silent scourge of college campuses. They affect men and women. They cause people to overeat, undereat and/or follow strictly ...

Attend National Eating Disorder Week Events

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

This is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, sponsored by the National Eating Disorders Organization. There are a number of events taking place all across the country in honor of this week.