Fashion models should be benched if they are dangerously thin, and U.S. regulators should make sure this happens.
So says a provocative editorial published Monday in the American Journal of Public Health.
The authors, both experts on eating disorders affiliated with the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, argue that fashion models are just as deserving of protection as coal miners and garment factory workers. Instead of being vulnerable to black lung or repetitive stress injuries, models are at risk of