Examining the eating disorder epidemic in the U.S.

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AN EATING DISORDER 2

Anorexia. Bulimia. Binge Eating. Millions across the globe suffer from some form of eating disorder. In the U.S. eating disorders are the biggest killers of all mental illnesses.

Correspondent Mike Kirsch reports on this deceptive disease and its devastating impact.

In the United States at least thirty million people suffer from anorexia or bulimia or other forms of eating disorders. In fact, someone dies in the U.S. each hour of every day. Yet funding for research and treatment for the disease is sparse. This despite the fact that some health experts consider eating disorders to be at epidemic levels.

Take a look at Mike’s package for “Americas Now” to learn more about this serious health condition and its often tragic consequences. 

Examining the eating disorder epidemic in the U.S.

Examining the eating disorder epidemic in the U.S.

Anorexia. Bulimia. Binge Eating. Millions across the globe suffer from some form of eating disorder. In the U.S. eating disorders are the biggest killers of all mental illnesses. Correspondent Mike Kirsch reports on this deceptive disease and its devastating impact. In the United States at least thirty million people suffer from anorexia or bulimia or other forms of eating disorders. In fact, someone dies in the U.S. each hour of every day. Yet funding for research and treatment for the disease is sparse. This despite the fact that some health experts consider eating disorders to be at epidemic levels. Take a look at Mike’s package for “Americas Now” to learn more about this serious health condition and its often tragic consequences.