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Tag: Anorexia

Study: Facebook Use Linked to Eating Disorders Among College Women

Researchers at Florida State University learned that female students who use Facebook frequently are more likely to claim an eating disorder, and those who browsed for just 20 minutes reported more body dissatisfaction than others.

Posted on Mar 9, 2014 READ MORE

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Hegemonic Pretzel Ad Provokes Subversive Repurposing

One would think that advertisers would be done remixing American aristocrat Wallis Simpson’s highly problematic old saw, “You can never be too rich or too thin,” but then one would be mistaken. Updated

Posted on Aug 4, 2010 READ MORE

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Spanish Gov’t to Set Limits on Diet-Related TV Ads

The Spanish government is cracking down on television advertising that promotes weight-loss products and other related goods and services, including plastic surgery, by creating legislation that would bar the ads from being shown until after 10 p.m.

Posted on Jan 21, 2010 READ MORE

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