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Losing Sleep Over Weight Worries?

A new study shows that teen girls who think they need to lose weight have more trouble falling asleep than those who have positive body image.

Billboards "Take Back Beauty"

What do you do when you're sick of seeing ad after ad play on girls' insecurities about our bodies? Here's how two young women took a stand.

Video: Watch What You Watch

Celebrities get paid big bucks to endorse everything from clothing and skincare products to makeup and fitness gear. But should we really be buying the messages they’re selling?

Fat Talk Free Week: October 16-22

"I feel fat."

"I look huge in these jeans."

"I can't have dessert, I've already been so bad this week."

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