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08

Apr

Yale University threatens to expel student for being too skinnyFrances Chan hopes her plight will force the school to reevaluate how a student’s health is measured.

Yale University threatens to expel student for being too skinny
Frances Chan hopes her plight will force the school to reevaluate how a student’s health is measured.

04

Jan


 New Israeli law bans emaciated models 



Say goodbye to malnutrition-chic in the Middle Eastern fashion capital.
Say goodbye to malnutrition-chic in the Middle Eastern fashion capital.

05

Jan

Pierre Dukan urges students to be graded on their weightDukan suggests that students in their last 2 years of high school be awarded extra marks if they manage to maintain an acceptable Body Mass Index. Dukan promotes a high-protein diet that has seen him sell millions of books and win over a slew of celebrity followers.

Pierre Dukan urges students to be graded on their weight
Dukan suggests that students in their last 2 years of high school be awarded extra marks if they manage to maintain an acceptable Body Mass Index. Dukan promotes a high-protein diet that has seen him sell millions of books and win over a slew of celebrity followers.

26

Jul

Study finds marriages are happier when wives are skinnier than husbandsWives with lower body mass indexes than their husbands became more satisfied with time.

Study finds marriages are happier when wives are skinnier than husbands
Wives with lower body mass indexes than their husbands became more satisfied with time.

20

May

Study finds that toddlers already think thin is beautifulPreschoolers, kids, teens and adults all prefer the female form to be slightly thinner than normal Body Mass Index.

Study finds that toddlers already think thin is beautiful
Preschoolers, kids, teens and adults all prefer the female form to be slightly thinner than normal Body Mass Index.