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Why Eating Disorders Affect Body Odour

Some sufferers say they observe a smell like play-doh, others say it's more like ammonia.
Maggie Coggan
8.29.17
mental health
mental health

Why Are So Many Nutrition Students Struggling With Eating Disorders?

We spoke to four people involved in health education about why studying nutrition can be so unhealthy.
Sam Nichols
8.25.17
mental health
mental health

Body Positivity Hasn't Defeated the Thinspo Blog

To find out why, we spoke to a teen running one of Tumblr's most popular pro-anorexia pages.
Maggie Coggan
8.16.17
Gaming
Gaming

How SWERY’s Reactive Hypoglycaemia Manifests Itself In His Video Games

The Japanese developer was diagnosed with the eating condition in 2015 – but it was informing how his games' characters behaved long before then.
Laura Kate Dale
8.15.16
Stuff
Stuff

I Inherited My Anorexic Mother's Fear of Food

If I ate breakfast one day, I wasn't allowed to eat until lunch the next, and then dinner the following. With swollen cheeks, I feared blood on my toothbrush. It never felt as if I got "everything" out.
Rose Thomas
7.16.16
Stuff
Stuff

How My Diabetes Gave Me An Eating Disorder

For Type 1 diabetics, restricting insulin is like a magic bullet for weight loss. But the consequences can be devastating and deadly.
Helena Busiakiewicz
5.26.16
News
News

We Talked to the Advertising Standards Authority About Why That YSL Advert Is Not OK

What constitutes an advert that could cause offence or harm, and what happens when you try to stop it getting printed?
Roisin Kiberd
6.5.15
Stuff
Stuff

This Is What It's Like Being Addicted to Laxatives

Laxative abuse is a common manifestation of eating disorders that we rarely talk about. But with the pills so easy to buy and become addicted to, and increasing numbers of young people using them, it's about time we started.
Salvia Plath
5.21.15
Stuff
Stuff

My Eating Disorder Had Nothing to Do with Barbie or the Media

A lot of people with an eating disorder will find the idea that it's caused by Barbies or supermodels insulting and patronising. It's a mental illness, not a bad case of vanity.
Amelia Tait
2.20.15
The Dirty Laundry Issue
The Dirty Laundry Issue

A 20-Year-Old Went to Rehab and Came Home in a Body Bag

A sobering look at America's high-end addiction treatment.
Wilbert L. Cooper
12.8.14
the vice reader
the vice reader

An Excerpt from Sarah Gerard's 'Binary Star'

Read a selection from Sarah Gerard's new, fearless and blunt novel about a young woman struggling with bulimia.
Sarah Gerard
11.12.14
FOOD
FOOD

Everyone in Portland Is Gluten Intolerant

And other stories of America's bizarre relationship with food.
Peter Brown Hoffmeister
6.3.14