Women of Color and Eating Disorders Health care organizations are beginning to address more aggressively the perception of eating disorders within communities of color. Anorexia and bulimia aren't just problems for upper-class white women. More and more African-American and Latina women are buying in to the mainstream media's white, thin image of beauty.
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Women of Color and Eating Disorders

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Women of Color and Eating Disorders

Women of Color and Eating Disorders

Women of Color and Eating Disorders

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Web Extra: Hear an extended version of Keyes' conversation with 'Michelle,' a young woman battling an eating disorder.

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Health care organizations are beginning to address more aggressively the perception of eating disorders within communities of color. Anorexia and bulimia aren't just problems for upper-class white women. More and more African-American and Latina women are buying in to the mainstream media's white, thin image of beauty.