LISTEN: Eating disorders are a serious health concern with a variety of causes

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Did you know that 81 percent of 10-year-olds are worried about being fat and about 9 percent of Americans have a diagnosable eating disorder? Eating disorders — such as anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder — include extreme emotions, attitudes and behaviors surrounding weight and food issues. On the next Line One, we’ll discuss the emotional and physical toll of eating disorders, and how to help those in need.

HOST: Prentiss Pemberton, LCSW



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LIVE BROADCAST: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. AKDT
REPEAT BROADCAST: Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. AKDT


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Prentiss Pemberton is a host of Line One: Your Health Connection at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at Read more about Prentiss here.

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