Midmorning ceased broadcast on February 20, 2012 and was replaced by The Daily Circuit.

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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

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  • Finding 'thinspiration' on the Internet
    Despite years of trying to raise awareness of the harm eating disorders do, websites that actually promote how to be dangerously thin proliferate. A recently released study found 180 sites that provide tips on how to engage in eating disordered behavior.9:06 a.m.
    Jillian Croll: Registered licensed dietitian and director of education, research and program development at the Emily Program, which provides comprehensive treatment for people with eating disorders and related issues.
    Dina Borzekowski: Dina Borzekowski, associate professor in the department of health, behavior and society in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg school of public health. She co-authored a recent study of websites that promote eating disorders.
  • Writer Ben Greenman on the power of handwritten letters
    Writer Ben Greenman's latest stories conjure the mystery of letters, particularly in relationships. He muses on why handwritten notes sent through the mail have a power that instant messages do not.10:06 a.m.
    Ben Greenman: Author most recently of a collection of stories, "What He's Poised to Do." He's an editor at the New Yorker. His other works of fiction include "Superbad" and "Superworse."

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