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Activists Battle to Have Eating Disorders Better Covered by Health Insurance

by Photocapy Activists Battle to Have Eating Disorders Better Covered by Health Insurance WASHINGTON (Gray DC) – The fight against eating disorders has made its way to the steps of Capitol Hill. Over the next few days, mothers of children battling the disease and those who have lost children will be lobbying Congress for better legislation … Read more on WTVY, Dothan Orthorexia Nervosa: 'New' eating disorder blamed on Instagram American doctor Steven Bratman coined the term 'orthorexia nervosa' in 1997, after he developed an obsession with eating healthy food. The term uses the Greek word “orthos,” which means “straight,” “right,” or “correct,” and is a modification of the … Read more on NEWS.com.au Tags: health insurance, eating disorders, capitol hill, eating disorder ...

"I Had No Quality of Life at All": Calls for Renewed Approach to Eating

...  is still not good enough. His views are shared by a coalition of other politicians and professionals in Wales, including Bethan Rees AM and … Read more on ITV News Pro-anorexia blogs may not be as harmful as we think, says study Many of the reports about "pro-ana" blogs follow a very similar script. Pro-ana – or pro-anorexia – websites are a place for young people, often teenaged girls, to gather online and find "thin-spiration." They're places promoting the eating disorder … Read more on CBC.ca Tags: eating disorder, eating disorders ...

Westmoreland Sets Up Court for Drug Addicts

by Boyznberry Westmoreland sets up court for drug addicts Eric Leydig, Westmoreland County's new drug court coordinator, has 17 years' experience as a probation officer and supervisor in the county. So he knows the devastating impact that drug addiction can have on offenders, crime victims and taxpayers. Read more on Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Celebrity rehab center The Priory eyes market listing: sources A listing of the company would likely come early next year, two of the sources said. The Priory's services include treating patients for alcohol and drug addictions, as well as eating disorders and mental health. Its hospital in Roehampton, London, has … Read more on Reuters Tags: drug addict, drug addiction, alcohol and drug rehab centers, the company, mental health, drug rehab centers, drug addicts  ...

Investigation Questions Effectiveness of Alcoholics Anonymous

...  assumed as a journalist that AA worked," Glaser said at an Atlantic-hosted event Wednesday at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. "But then when looking at the empirical evidence I found there wasn't any.". Read more on U.S. News & World Report Off the Drugs, Onto the Cupcakes “The main focus was just, 'get them off their substance,' and the rest will take care of itself,” said Dr. Carolyn Coker Ross, an eating disorder and addiction medicine specialist in Denver who has been a consultant to various rehab centers. While … Read more on New York Times (blog) Tags: new york times, alcoholics anonymous, eating disorder, rehab centers ...

Kesha Speaks Out About Battling Eating Disorder: "I Went to a Dark Place"

...  Speaks Out About Battling Eating Disorder: "I Went to a Dark Place" Celebrities Who Have Been to Rehab » · Celebrity Rehab Centers » · « Previous · Julia Roberts Gushes Over Amal Alamuddin: "I'm Ena … Next » · David Letterman's Final Late Show Guests Announced … From Around the Web. Caitlyn Jenner's Family … Read more on Us Magazine Hackensack Medical Center has deal to merge with Meridian Health The deal, which is undergoing regulatory ...

Weight-Loss Drugs Seek Acceptance From Patients and Physicians

...  Seek Acceptance From Patients and Physicians “Healthcare practitioners are still a little wary of weight-loss medications because of this sort of checkered past,” says Thomas Wadden, director of the Center for Weight and Eating Disorders at the University of Pennsylvania. Another barrier to … Read more on Wall Street Journal Social media and eating disorders “At Eating Recovery Center, patients will talk a lot about, initially, using social media as sort of an effort to fuel their eating disorder,” she said. Solomon says it's really easy to find some disturbing information online if you're seeking it out … Read more on WDTN Read ...

PART 2/5 – 4/10/2008 – KGIL-Dr. Drew Pinsky on Scientology

  PART 2/5 – 4/10/2008 – KGIL-Dr. Drew Pinsky on Scientology – http://www.whyweprotest.net/ http://www.whyaretheydead.net/ http://www.goanonymous.org/ http://www.youfoundthecard.com/ http://www.xenutv.com/ http://www.tax…   by Dave Malkoff Dr. Drew's Daughter on Overcoming Eating Disorders Dr. Drew Pinsky's daughter Paulina Pinsky sat down with ET's Rob Marciano following her brave decision to go public with her seven-year battle with anorexia and bulimia. Paulina, 21, wrote about her struggles in a blog post last fall, revealing that … Read more on Entertainment Tonight Read more... ...