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No events held for eating disorder awareness, but campus recognizes the problem

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week is this week. Image courtesy of nedawarness.org Of all mental illnesses, eating disorders have the highest death rate. By age 20, the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders says that 86 percent of people will report the onset of an eating disorder. Additionally, on a college campus that was surveyed, 91 percent of women admitted to trying to control their weight by dieting. Feb. 21-27 is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, but despite these statistics related to college age students, no events will...