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Men with Eating Disorders Often Overlooked

Former model Ron Saxen, writes about his eating disorder in <em>The Good Eater</em>.
Former model Ron Saxen, writes about his eating disorder in The Good Eater.

Eating disorders have long been considered more common among women than men, but a new study from Harvard shows a significant number of men suffer from eating issues as well. An often-overlooked issue, we examine how eating disorders affect men, and why they're less likely to seek help.

Guests:

Ron Saxen, former model who has written about eating disorders in a book called The Good Eater

Terrill Bravender, associate professor of pediatrics, psychiatry and family medicine; director of adolescent medicine Duke University Medical Center

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