Even With IVF, Underweight Women Struggle To Conceive

It may not come as a surprise that women who are underweight have trouble conceiving, since they sometimes struggle with irregular periods. What's more surprising is that even IVF, which doctors thought would compensate for these problems, is still less effective in underweight women than in those at a healthy weight,… » 10/21/11 10:10am 10/21/11 10:10am

Defending Super-Thin Celebrities

Kiri Blakeley argues on Forbes.com that the media worries too much about celebrities being too thin, when only 2.3% of American women are underweight and "there are far more women in this country in danger of dying from obesity." [Forbes.com] » 6/21/10 6:30pm 6/21/10 6:30pm

French Women Don't Get Fat (Enough)

"France has by far the highest proportion of clinically underweight women in Europe, but only half of them think they are too thin, according to a new study." [AFP] » 4/23/09 4:30pm 4/23/09 4:30pm