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5 Quotes From Amy Winehouse On Love and Career On 5th Anniversary Of Her Death
Amy Winehouse , the six-time Grammy Award winner who brought us songs like "Rehab" and "Back to Black," died five years ago. The singer, whose career was pockmarked by her struggles with drug addiction , alcohol abuse , eating disorders and depression , was found dead in her London home. She was
Teen Female Athletes Who Don’t Eat Enough Risk Reproductive, Bone Problems, Study Says
Adolescent female athletes are more likely to experience significant reproductive and bone health problems if they don’t follow a healthy diet, a new study suggests. The study was published this month in the journal Pediatrics. Dr. Richard Besser, ABC News’ chief health and medical editor, appeared
Bullying, Excessive Internet Use Put Teens at Increased Suicide Risk, Study Finds
Being bullied or spending an excessive amount of time on the internet could increase the risk of teen suicides, according to a new study released today by the American Academy of Pediatrics . Though the overall suicide rate among teens has decreased since 1990, it was still worryingly high in 2013
'What Would You Do?' Episode Recap: Teacher Hits On Student, Eating Disorders and Drunk Driving
Here is a recap of this week's episode of "What Would You Do?" with ABC's John Quiñones. What Would You Do: Parents Try to Force Surrogate to Abort One Child A surrogate mom excitedly tells the parents-to-be she is carrying twins, but they want only one baby and refuse to take the second one. How
What Would You Do: Teen Girls Bully Friend Into Eating Disorder
Customers witness teen girls bully their friend into considering an eating disorder to lose weight.
Prince William 'Appalled' as a Father at Cyberbullying
Prince William has made an impassioned plea against cyberbullying, fearing his own children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte could be targets one day. "From a young age I have detested bullying in all forms," the Duke of Cambridge said today while speaking at the Founders Forum, a technology
Woman Explains Why She Waited Years to Buy a Bikini
Lesley Miller has wrestled with body image issues all her life. Her struggles, which she says evolved into self-harming and eating disorders , kept her from enjoying many simple things in life, including buying a bikini. Until now. Miller, a rising senior at Rice University in Houston, recently
Do Diet 'Cheat Days' Really Work?
JD Roth, author of "The Big Fat Truth," and Dr. Jennifer Ashton delve into the science of "cheat days" and whether they can help or harm dieters.
Serena Williams cruises into third round of French Open
PARIS -- Defending champion Serena Williams picked up a quick, clean victory to reach the third round of the French Open on Thursday. Williams needed only 66 minutes to beat 81st-ranked Teliana Pereira of Brazil 6-2, 6-1, piling up a 31-6 edge in winners. In the first set, Williams had 22 of those
'GMA' Hot List: Celine Dion Opens Up and Coldplay Performs Live
The singer reflects in an emotional interview after the death of her husband and Coldplay performs live in Times Square.