Posted By Kathleen MacDonald
This week, 28-year-old Olympic champion Adam Rippon decided to open up about his battle with a severe eating disorder. His goal is to raise awareness about the prevalence of a disease that has long been underreported among male athletes. Adam’s issues with body image and disordered eating are prevalent in the athletic community. Research shows that 45 percent of males suffering from anorexia ...
Posted By Kantor & Kantor, LLP
Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness and will affect 30 million Americans at some point in their lives, but stigmas and misinformation prevent people from getting the help they need. (See http://www.anad.org/get-information/about-eating-disorders/eating-disorders-statistics/ for additional facts and statistics) National Eating Disorders Awareness week is February ...