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7 hrs ago | E! Online

Miranda Kerr Talks Beauty Secrets, Parenting with Orlando Bloom,...

The stunning model, who is currently the global ambassador for Clear hair care, sat down with E! News' Alicia Quarles in New York City to discuss a wide range of inspiring topics, including parenting, kindness and family.

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Related Topix: Parenting, Family, Health

11 hrs ago | Weekend

Study: Facebook may take toll on self-esteem

Too much time on Facebook may take a toll on a young woman's sense of self-esteem, particularly how she feels about her body, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Ballerinas with tenacity and guts

Two recently published memoirs by prominent U.S. ballerinas, New York City Ballet's Jenifer Ringer and American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland, part the curtain on the ballet's central illusion: that it is empowering for the female dancers at its centre.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Health

The Chronicle Herald

Eating disorders, dancing in spotlight

That was the message at a conference Monday on eating disorders in dance at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.

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Related Topix: Arts, Ballet, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Refinery 29

What Does A "Real Woman" Look Like, Anyway?

Let's face it: Good intentions aside, it's easier to hit the snooze than get out of bed and hit the pavement.

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Related Topix: Health

Time

Even Mindy Kaling Can't Win the Body-Image Wars

Emmy Award-nominated "Jimmy Kimmel Live" airs every weeknight , packed with hilarious comedy bits and features a diverse lineup of guests including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects.

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Related Topix: The Mindy Project, Entertainment, Television, Health, Mindy Kaling, Comedy, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Legit, Jim Jefferies

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Medical Daily

Facebook Leads To Poorer Body Image In Women, Risk Of Eating...

Women who spent more time on Facebook looking at friends' photos were more likely to have problems with their own body image as they compared their friends' bodies to their own.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Health, Medicine, Eating Disorders

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Northern Daily Leader

Beefing up Butterfly Foundation

FOR New England Girls School students Abbie and Isobel Robertson, this year's trip to the Royal Easter Show with the school's livestock team will be about a lot more than competing for trophies.

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Related Topix: Health

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Does Facebook make women feel bad about their bodies?

Too much time on Facebook may take a toll on a young woman's sense of self-esteem, particularly how she feels about her body, a new study suggests.

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Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Health, Oxford, OH

Thu Apr 10, 2014

GhanaWeb

Eating disorders in young men - are being overlooked'

Young men with an eating disorder are not getting the help and support they need because of a perceptions about a "women's illness", say researchers.

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Related Topix: Eating Disorders, Health

Collegio

1,000 Reasons

Throughout the year anyone who visits Pitt State quickly learns the Oval is always busy, be it campus commuters, bake sales, 72-hour teeter-totterers or more recently, photo-booth goers.

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Refinery 29

Kim & Kanye's Vogue Cover Is Selling...

Despite the best efforts of Sarah Michelle Gellar and an untold number of Twitter users, Vogue 's most recent issue, which features Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, is selling quite healthily, according to Page Six .

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Related Topix: Celebrities, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Hot Chicks, Kim Kardashian, Rap, Sir Mix-a-Lot, Health

State Press

Body Project spreads acceptance at ASU

Chandler-Gilbert Community College psychology freshman Natalie Cadwell is all too familiar with the negative effects the media can have on girls of any age.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Health

PhysOrg Weblog

Increased time on Facebook could lead women to negative body images

The mediated version of what women should look like has always been under scrutiny, particularly looking at actresses and fashion models.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Health, University of Iowa

BBC News

'Selfie' body image warning issued

Spending lots of time on Facebook looking at pictures of friends could make women insecure about their body image, research suggests.

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Related Topix: Health, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology

Wed Apr 09, 2014

WYMG-FM Springfield

a SkinneePixa sheds virtual weight for slimmer selfies

A new app that lets users shed virtual weight so their faces look skinnier on "selfie" photos is raising concerns about health and body-image issues.

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Related Topix: Health, iPhone

State Press

New Disney Ursula doll sparks outrage in battle with body image

From revamped advertising to celebrity endorsements, the war against body-image insecurities has taken the nation by storm.

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Related Topix: Health

State Press

An effort to body acceptance: The body project

ASU women are stereotyped as being hot, blonde and skinny. Although some may think that's not that bad, it's worse than it seems.

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Related Topix: Health

She Knows

Can clothes really make you more confident?

You know that saying, "The clothes make the man?" Well, the same concept goes for us gals.

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Related Topix: Health

Medical Daily

Men Get Eating Disorders, Too: Males Greeted With Silence When It Comes To Disordered Eating

A new study finds that eating disorders are not only increasingly common among men, but unlike women, they are slower to recognize symptoms and so, too, slower to seek help.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

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