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When Exercise Becomes An Addiction

Abby Heugel | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Abby Heugel

As a society, we're told over and over that it's essential to exercise, which it is -- in moderation. That's what makes it so easy to keep this addiction a secret; it's not as obvious as walking around under the influence or lighting up a cigarette.

What Eating Disorders Are Not

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 11.07.2012 | Women
Erin Joy Henry

I noticed a slight elitist edge in the tone of one of the girls' voices as she spoke about what treatment facility she had been admitted to many years ago for her eating disorder. It was one of the big names.

Body-Image Innovator Tiffany Stewart on Preventing Eating Disorders

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

To give voice to all those who suffer silently with bad body image, Tiffany Stewart, the director of Louisana State University's Behavior Technology Laboratory, posted the most poignant answers on Emerge, her burgeoning website.

Let's Nix the 'Black Swan' Diet

Adia Colar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adia Colar

The media should in no way promote this unhealthy diet, even in moderation, because it is founded on an unhealthy lifestyle that centers around unhealthy behaviors.