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Mayo Clinic Researcher Finds Nearly One Out Of Ten Female Soldiers Suffer From Eating Disorders

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November 19, 1999
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A researcher at Mayo Clinic has found that eating disorders plague eight percent of women on active duty in the United States Army. This prevalence of eating disorders is significantly higher than in the general female population, which usually runs between one and three percent.

ROCHESTER, MINN. -- A researcher at Mayo Clinic has found that eating disorders plague eight percent of women on active duty in the United States Army. This prevalence of eating disorders is significantly higher than in the general female population, which usually runs between one and three percent.


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Mayo Clinic. (1999, November 19). Mayo Clinic Researcher Finds Nearly One Out Of Ten Female Soldiers Suffer From Eating Disorders. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/11/991119075325.htm
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