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Wednesday Apr 16 | KLAL-FM Little Rock

Deciphering the Signs of Anorexia in the Very Young

Until the age of 10, twins Reagan and Grace Freeman were like two peas in a pod living in a Houston, Texas, suburb.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Business Wire

Eating Recovery Center Partners with Eating Disorder Center at San Antonio

Founded in 2007 by eating disorder treatment experts Kay C. Watt, MAPC, LPC, CEDS and Susan C. Mengden, PhD, CEDS, EDCASA provides comprehensive outpatient treatment for female and male children, adolescents and adults seeking to reclaim their lives from Anorexia, Bulimia, Binge Eating Disorder and EDNOS.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Texas, Nursing

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Medical Daily

Facebook Leads To Poorer Body Image In Women, Risk Of Eating...

Women who spent more time on Facebook looking at friends' photos were more likely to have problems with their own body image as they compared their friends' bodies to their own.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Body Image, Health, Medicine

Thu Apr 10, 2014

GhanaWeb

Eating disorders in young men - are being overlooked'

Young men with an eating disorder are not getting the help and support they need because of a perceptions about a "women's illness", say researchers.

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Related Topix: Health, Body Image

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Medical News Today

Belief that eating disorders 'only affect women' hinders treatment for men

When you hear the words "eating disorder," do you think of a male or female? Chances are, the majority of us picture a female.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Apr 08, 2014

EurekAlert!

Perception that eating disorders women's problem delays men getting help

The widespread perception that only women have eating disorders is preventing men with these problems from getting the help and support they need, indicates a small study published in the online journal BMJ Open .

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Boston.com

Lent an excuse, challenge for anorexics

The Rev. Gordon Reid, with Saint Clement's Episcopal Church, waited to place ash on worshipers' foreheads to mark the start of Lent.

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Related Topix: Fasting, Health, Medicine, Life, Food, Dieting, Holidays, Ramadan, Opinion

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Charleston Gazette

W.Va. to hold first eating disorder conference

One in 10 men and nearly one in three women suffer from an eating disorder, but misconceptions about the diseases and their consequences are still prevalent - which is why one group of West Virginia health-care professionals is stepping in to start a conversation.

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Related Topix: West Virginia, West Virginia Government, Charleston, WV, Medicine, Health, West Virginia University

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