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The Words 'Binge' and 'Beautiful' Cause Emotional Reactions in Projects for Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Originally posted 02/26/2016 10:25AM

For people struggling with an eating disorder, seemingly benign words like 'beautiful' or 'binge' take on a new meaning.

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People Recovering from Eating Disorders Respond to the Word 'Fat,' and It's Both Heartbreaking and Inspiring (VIDEO)

Originally posted 02/23/2016 03:50PM

(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s); if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src = "//connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.3"; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs);}(document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));One Word: Fat (Eating Disorders)We invited people who have struggled with an eating disorder to respond to the word "fat." #NEDAwarenessHow do you think the word fat can be hurtful?Posted by WatchCut on Monday, February 22, 2016 "Fat" may be just a word to some, but to others it conjures up much deeper feelings.

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YouTube Star Lindsey Stirling On Overcoming Anorexia: 'I Knew I Could Be Happy Again'

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YouTube Star Lindsey Stirling On Overcoming Anorexia: 'I Knew I Could Be Happy Again'

Originally posted 12/10/2015 01:45PM

YouTube star and violinist Lindsey Stirling is opening up about her past struggles with anorexia and depression, in the hope that others battling eating disorders will know they're not alone.

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Former Anorexic Woman Who Once Weighed 65 Lbs. Posts Photos of Her Curves to Promote Body Positivity

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Former Anorexic Woman Who Once Weighed 65 Lbs. Posts Photos of Her Curves to Promote Body Positivity

Originally posted 11/05/2015 03:30PM

A 22-year-old English woman is on a mission to use her struggle and recovery from anorexia to inspire others to love their bodies.

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Amazon Pulls Controversial Rescue the Anorexia Girl App

Amazon Pulls Controversial Rescue the Anorexia Girl App Following Outcry

Originally posted 04/09/2015 07:00PM

Amazon has removed a controversial app called Rescue the Anorexia Girl after facing backlash from online users and eating disorders awareness groups.

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Reality Star's Eating Disorder Made Public by Angry Roommate

Real World: Skeletons' Violetta Milerman Opens Up About Her Eating Disorder

Originally posted 02/05/2015 05:45PM

Real World: Skeletons star Violetta Milerman opened up about her struggle with anorexia and bulimia after a roommate she had previously confided in shared her secret on Tuesday's episode.

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Tara Reid Defends Skinny Bikini Shot: 'I Eat, I Eat, I Eat' (PHOTO)

PHOTO: Tara Reid Defends Her Weight After Sharing Skinny Bikini Shot

Originally posted 12/03/2014 02:50PM

Tara Reid is responding to the critics who are calling her too thin.

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Website Under Fire for Selling Pro-Eating Disorder T-Shirts

T-Shirt Company Under Fire For Selling Pro-Eating Disorder Merchandise

Originally posted 11/14/2014 06:15PM

"Beautiful," "alluring" and "graceful" are not words usually associated with eating disorders – serious, life-threatening illnesses that impact millions of people every year in the United States.

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Ashley Hamilton: I Struggled with Anorexia and Bulimia

Ashley Hamilton Opens Up About Eating Disorder

Originally posted 05/18/2013 09:00AM

With Iron Man 3 breaking box office records, nobody is happier about the film's success than actor Ashley Hamilton, who plays a small but pivotal role of former military officer Jack Taggert.

Hamilton, whose band The Wondergirls also performs the song "Let's Go All the Way" on the soundtrack with Robbie Williams, says he's "really grateful for somebody giving me an opportunity again. I just didn't have that before."

The 38-year-old son of George Hamilton has had more than his fair share of troubles when it came to drug and alcohol abuse.

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