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Rise in eating disorder hospital admission


A BBC Breakfast investigation has found that an increasing number of young girls are being admitted to hospital in England, because of eating disorders.

NHS figures show more than 800 admissions were recorded last year.

The figures come as a national charity calls for schools to do more to tackle what they claim is an increase in illnesses like anorexia and bulimia.

Jenny Hill reports.


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