Recovering from Eating Disorders

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Eating disorders affect up to 24 million Americans, most of them girls and young women. For National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Dr. Jennifer Ashton talks with Project HEAL's Liana Rosenman about her organization's mission and her personal story.

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"Only two people know about my eating disorder: my mom and one of my best friends. They are very understanding, but I don't think they fully understand what I'm going through. Sometimes they try to make me eat, which always results in a round of yelling an"

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