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American Agenda (Medicine: Eating Disorders) (Part I) #155561

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 24, 1994
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(Studio: Catherine Crier) Report introduced.

(No location given: Carole Simpson) The growing problem of young girls developing eating disorders featured; advertising excerpts shown. [Young GIRLS, Massachusetts General Hospital Dr. David HERZOG - talk about the pressures to be thin.] Statistics from a University of South Carolina study on dieting among girls aged 10 through 13 cited. [Psychotherapist Laura GOODMAN - talks about Barbie's doll figure and its message.] The symptoms of anorexia nervosa and bulimia reviewed. [In school, young GIRL - talks about dieting.] [Sick teen Emily BOSWORTH - comments.]

Reporter(s):
Crier, Catherine;
Simpson, Carole
Duration:
00:04:10

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