More And More Teenage Boys Are Battling Eating Disorders

Posted on: 8:09 pm, November 5, 2013, by , updated on: 05:17pm, November 5, 2013

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(Memphis) Eating disorders are more common in boys than most people realize.

Researchers in Boston found that 17 percent of teenage boys surveyed were extremely concerned about their weight and body image.

Those boys were more likely to engage in risky behaviors including frequent binge drinking and drug use.