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Many Teens Risk Health for Slim Figure

April 23, 2010

More than one in 10 teenagers suffer from eating disorders, trying to avoid food as much as possible or alternating between fasting and bingeing in an effort to lose weight, a study reveals.

A team of researchers led by Oh Sang-woo, a specialist in family medicine at Dongguk University Ilsan Hospital, surveyed 5,000 middle and high school students last November and found that 15 percent of female students and 9.9 percent of males have eating disorders.

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