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Bryan Piperno was just 9 years old when he began keeping his secret. The Simi Valley youngster tossed out lunches or claimed he ate elsewhere. As he grew older, he started purging after eating. Even after his vomiting landed him in the emergency room...
Finally. After many contentious years, the American Psychiatric Assn. has unleashed DSM-5, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. If you know one thing about the DSM, it’s probably that this book is...
It pained me to read that Gwyneth Paltrow was named People magazine’s “Most Beautiful Woman in the World.” Great for her. But horrible for girls. Paltrow is very blond, very tall and very thin. She is a talented actress, looks...
Amanda Bynes went on quite the Twitter rant late Thursday, claiming she has an eating disorder and once again threatening to sue "certain blogs and magazines" for saying she has "a mental illness." "They take pictures anytime I've gained weight then...
Tags: Amanda Bynes, Court Preliminary, Trials, Social Media
Demi Lovato tweeted a photo of herself without makeup on Wednesday, urging her almost 13 million followers to do the same. "Ladies, be brave today.. take off your make-up and stop using those filters!! WE are beautiful!!!," she wrote as a caption to the...
Childhood obesity expert Dr. Joanna Dolgoff says parents of obese children would rather talk to their kids about anything — even sex or drugs — than weight. But ignoring it could set a child up for a lifetime of health problems and emotional...
To combat a growing problem with anorexia and bulimia, a new law in Israel bans fashion models who are considered unhealthily thin and requires the labeling of photos that are digitally altered to make the models look thinner. Unhealthily thin is...
Tags: Israel, Body Mass Index
Opinion L.A.Lego's new Lego Friends line of toys for girls is being accused of promoting overt forms of sexism. Please -- stop pulling my little plastic legs....
Ministry of GossipDemi Moore, who was reportedly rushed to a hospital after a 911 call Monday night, has pulled out of the movie "Lovelace." Stories and rumors swirled Wednesday about what led Demi Moore to seek "professional assistance" in rehab for what her rep on...
Show TrackerDemi Lovato will show fans her new, post-rehab life on her new MTV special. "Demi Lovato: Stay Strong" will air on MTV on March 6....
You're so vain. You probably think this column is about you. Carly Simon may be down on vanity, but I'm cool with it, so long as you don't go off the deep end. (I'm talking to you, Heidi Montag.) The desire to look good can be a powerful motivator for...
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details. The Israeli Parliament's move to ban skinny models from appearing in that nation's media may be less momentous than its efforts to thwart Iran's bid to build nuclear weapons. But to...
Tags: Weight, Anorexia Nervosa, Health, Body Mass Index, Human Body
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