70% of girls feel they're "not good enough"

2016-06-29 13:52

In a world obsessed with perfect selfies, are we losing our girls to fake ideals and low self-esteem? Here's how to boost your adolescent's self-esteem.

Name-calling can make girls obese

2014-04-30 12:27

The greater the number of people who tell a young girl she is fat, the more likely she is to be obese by her late teens, according to a study.

Women don't stop having sex as they grow older

2014-02-11 14:08

Most women who are sexually active when they enter middle age continue to engage sexually as they grow older, even if they were diagnosed with sexual dysfunction.

Teenage bodybuilders at risk for drug abuse

2013-11-05 11:53

Teenage boys who pump iron and pop steroids in hopes of improving their appearance may be at risk for binge drinking and drug abuse.

Hello stretch marks, goodbye, bikini?

2013-07-18 13:13

For some women, pregnancy stretch marks signal the end of bikini wearing.

The stretch mark challenge

2012-10-23 12:02

Pregnancy is a leading cause of them; how do you feel about stretch marks?

That will make you fat!

2011-12-22 09:38

Would you tell your kid they couldn't have sweets because it will make them fat? This mom did.


Bigorexia: the male quest for the body beautiful

2014-06-09 12:01

While anorexia sufferers believe that they are bigger than their actual size, bigorexia sufferers believe that they are smaller than their actual size.

Parents help kids develop positive body image

2014-02-27 15:51

According to an expert, parents play a crucial role in helping children develop a positive body image and healthy eating habits.

Good body image tied to happier relationships

2013-12-06 08:49

Women who diet often are less satisfied with themselves and often unable to maintain a relationship, a survey shows.

Rare account of male body dysmorphia

2013-08-06 13:28

There are few studies of male body dysmorphia. A new book details decades of self-abuse due to this disease.

Baby bump, bigger nose?

2013-01-15 10:56

Is it possible that an expectant mom's nose can grow in size?

Plastic surgery voucher as Christmas present?

2012-01-04 11:03

"Human Barbie” gives 7-year-old liposuction for Christmas.

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