High School Story App aims to improve teens’ lives

Studies show that 80 percent of teenage girls and 20 percent of boys in the United States struggle with negative body image. Pixelberry Studios and the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) are aiming to help teenagers combat this in their most recent version...

Inspirational Girls: Evanna Lynch

Evanna Lynch, receiving a signed copy of Harry Potter while battling anorexia in the hospital. http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4670000/newsid_4672700/4672798.stm Brave Enough to be Me: Evanna Lynch As a young girl, some of my greatest role models came from...

Guest Blog: ‘Fat Talk’ Compels but Carries a Cost

Dr. Alexandra F. Corning is a Research Associate Professor at the University of Notre Dame, where she researches eating disorders and body image problems. Specifically, her research focuses on adolescent girls and preventing the development of eating disorders and...

Mommy, am I fat?

Good Morning America Taylor Call, a six-year-old from Houston, Texas, is making headlines because she thinks she is overweight. After a cruel comment from another girl at her school, Taylor asked her mother, “Mommy, why is my tummy so fat?” Why did Taylor...

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