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Enjoy seeing your old high school friends on Facebook? Notice how great they look? Now think about how that may be affecting you.
Girls who play with Barbie dolls tend to see fewer career options available to them compared with the options available to boys, according to a new study by researchers at Oregon State and UC Santa Cruz.
When it comes to body image, the line between healthful and harmful sometimes can be hard to discern -- particularly for parents of children and teenagers.
Keira Knighley has once again been accused of being too thin, when will the press leave the naturally slim actress alone? Anna Karenina star Keira Knightley showed up to Chanel's runway show at Paris Fashion Week wearing a Karl Lagerfield design, which appears to be the designer's modern take on the classic Chanel suit, most famously worn by Jackie ... (more)
Social media is a strong influencer when it comes to body image, and new research confirms that frequent Facebook use is associated with a higher risk for eating disorders.
Nickolay Lamm, the artist whose 3-D images of a normal Barbie called "Lammily" with real-life measurements went viral over the summer, has raised enough money to launch his own doll line.
Campaigns promoting awareness about eating disorders have sparked discussions within the Duke community regarding how to best address the issue.
With 19 Kids And Counting, the Duggar family has no shortage of personalities - and issues.
A House Republican said Wednesday that she'll soon propose legislation to study how commercial advertising creates body image expectations that lead to eating disorders.
After we saw what a "normal" Barbie might look like , we were itching to get our hands on some and distribute them to little girls everywhere.
Just west of Kenmore Square, the Renfrew Center of Massachusetts exudes a positive atmosphere for women struggling with eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating disorder and Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified .
Facebook has become a global phenomenon and an active space for social comparison.
Adolescence isn't easy. And for Jane Fonda , it was even more challenging: Her mother committed suicide when she was 12; her famous father was remote, and Jane struggled with an eating disorder and body image as she matured.
When you looked in the mirror this morning, did you stare hard at those fine lines and wrinkles? Perhaps you passed a critical eye over those not-so-perfect hips and thighs as you swore you'd get back on that diet and into those skinny jeans stuffed at the bottom of your wardrobe.