Can we all stop weight-shaming each other now? Please!
Yale University student Frances Chan was nearly kicked out of school because, according to their health center, she was severely underweight.
The 20-year-old is 5’2” and 92lbs which alarmed the caretakers at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, where Chan was getting a lump in her breast checked out (it was benign!).
That’s when the school basically demanded that she gain weight or get out because
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Even though we've been thrilled to see Miley Cyrus taking such a pro-active role in keeping active and fit by working out daily at an El Lay Pilates studio, many seem to fear that former child star may be losing too much weight, as she has now dropped below 100 pounds at her 5'4" frame!
While sources close to Miley revealed that she started working out in December to prepare for a vacation on Hawaii, she now appears to be going above and beyond just her initial routine of core-training, by also adding on jogging and biking!
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A positive step in the right direction!
Israel passed legislation on Monday night that makes it illegal to use models that fall below an 18.5 BMI in advertising or publication, making it the first country to do so.
To prove their weight, models will need to provide an up-to-date medical report (no older than three months) at any and all Israeli market shoots.
Not only that, but businesses utilizing Photoshop to make models appear thinner will be forced to include a clearly written notice on the photo.
What do U think of these new practices???
[Image via AP Images.]
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