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Individuals who struggle with anorexia are often experts at hiding their weight loss. (Photo: Northwestern University)

Healthy Eating

Spotting the Symptoms of Eating Disorders Millions of people across the United States struggle with eating disorders. With so much public discussion about obesity and healthy eating, conversations about weight and BMI – or body mass index – can even make the problem worse. “As we
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The density of breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. (Photo: Penn State)The density of breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. (Photo: Penn State)

Love the Ta Tas

Breast Density Can Affect Cancer Screenings When it comes to breast cancer screening, the density of breasts affects how well a mammogram can detect cancerous tissues. That’s why 21 states have adopted laws requiring radiologists to include information about breast density in
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