There are many myths and misunderstandings about the eating disorder bulimia -- including that it is always associated with vomiting or only occurs in women -- that need to be debunked to promote healing and recovery, certified addiction specialist Tennie McCarty writes. She writes that dieting does not cause bulimia, children do not simply grow out of it and the condition can be fatal.
Pull-ups are finding popularity as people who do CrossFit and mixed-martial-arts workouts add body-weight exercises to their routines. Pull-ups can be difficult, however, and people often make being able to do them one of their fitness goals.
Hospitals and nursing homes that are part of the Chesapeake Food Leadership Council in Maryland buy local produce and sustainable meats for patient meals to reduce waste and costs. FutureCare Cherrywood dietitians say that when the nursing home began using local produce, cooking from scratch and offering healthier foods, costs went down and residents' complaints disappeared.
Manti Te'o was the heartwarming story of college football -- leading Notre Dame to the national-title game after overcoming the deaths of a grandmother and his girlfriend. The grandmother was real, but, as months of investigation by the website Deadspin uncovered, the girlfriend never existed. Te'o and Notre Dame say he was victim of an elaborate hoax, although even that statement is in doubt, as Adam Clark Estes writes.