Bay Area Lawmaker Says Models Can Be Too Skinny For The RunwayThe Duchess of Windsor once said, 'you can never be too rich or too thin.' But, a Bay Area lawmaker believes she is wrong--at least on one account--and has proposed a ban on models who look 'too thin' on the runway.
In France You Can Be Too ThinFrench lawmakers hope that by banning excessively thin models on runways, women might stop starving themselves to death to look like them. Modeling agencies risk the threat of steep fines, even imprisonment if they don't comply.
UCSF Study Could Change How Eating Disorders Are TreatedCalling it a giant step forward, researchers at UC San Francisco urged the medical community to reconsider how they treat patients hospitalized with anorexia nervosa, following the study of 56 anorexic patients who were treated with a higher than normal caloric diet during the recovery process.