Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Extreme Dieting Linked With Suicide Risks

Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Extreme Dieting Linked With Suicide Risks

When you have body dysmorphic disorder, you intensely obsess over your appearance and body image, often for many hours a day, and may feel very depressed or even suicidal, according to an eye-opening new study.

People who restrict how much they eat because they have body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), may be at higher risk of taking their own lives.

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Bath Salts Bedlam: Designer Street Drug on the Rise, Targeted By New Legislation

Bath Salts Bedlam: Designer Street Drug on the Rise, Targeted By New Legislation

A U.S. senator praised pending legislation proposing a nationwide ban on "bath salts," a dangerous synthetic drug that officials believe led to the recent "zombie apocalypse" bloodbath in Miami where Rudy Eugene ate most of Ronald Poppo's face.

"Dangerous drugs like bath salts are terrorizing communities and destroying lives," Sen. Chris Coons (D) said Monday. "Stricter measures must be taken to stem the growing prevalence of bath salts and other new designer drugs."

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Bear Eats Convicted Murderer in Canada

Bear Eats Convicted Murderer in Canada

Canadian conservation officers euthanized a black bear that ate the remains of a convicted murderer, British Columbia Environment Minister Terry Lake said.

Multiple news sources in Canada report that the bear's description matched that of one seen guarding a cache that contained the remains of Rory Wagner, 54.

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Catalina Clouser, Stoned Teen Mom, Arrested For Driving Off With Baby on Top of Car

Catalina Clouser, Stoned Teen Mom, Arrested For Driving Off With Baby on Top of Car

Catalina Clouser, a 19-year-old Phoenix, Ariz., woman, was arrested this weekend for driving away with her baby ... ON TOP OF THE CAR.

Police claim she put her five-week-old baby on top of her car in his car seat and drove off, apparently forgetting he was there, and not even noticing when the seat fell off of the vehicle and landed in an intersection, according to police.

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Zombie Apocalypse Averted? Bath Salts Ban Passes U.S. Senate

Zombie Apocalypse Averted? Bath Salts Ban Passes U.S. Senate

In the wake of reports that bath salts may have played a role in Saturday's Miami zombie apocalypse attack, the U.S. Senate passed a bill to ban the substances.

Federal legislation criminalizing synthetic marijuana and some bath salts passed the Senate today and is now on its way to the House of Representatives.

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