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2012-04-24 22:42:56

A history of binge eating -- consuming large amounts of food in a short period of time -- may make an individual more likely to show other addiction-like behaviors, including substance abuse, according to Penn State College of Medicine researchers. In the short term, this finding may shed light on the factors that promote substance abuse, addiction, and relapse. In the long term, may help clinicians treat individuals suffering from this devastating disease. "Drug addiction persists as a...

2012-04-24 22:31:49

Participants were aged from 17 to 64 and had suffered from eating disorders for an average of 20 years Eating disorders can be triggered by lack of support following traumatic events such as bereavement, relationship problems, abuse and sexual assault, according to research published in the May issue of the Journal of Clinical Nursing. Even changing school or moving home can prove too much for some young people and lead to conditions such as anorexia or bulimia. Researchers from the...

2012-04-21 23:00:14

Proposals will be considered for treatment of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating disorder and body image issues. Special consideration will be given to workshops that are more interactive, or instructive rather than those offering research or historical information. Breakouts will be 60 or 90 minutes. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 “Working Together across the Full Spectrum of Eating Disorders” October 26, 2012 is designed for healthcare providers or people affected by eating...

Parents Of Obese Children Encouraged To Begin With Their Own Weight Loss Journey
2012-03-15 12:15:50

A study published in the journal Obesity reveals that parents of obese children can lead by example in regards to a child´s weight loss. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the University of Minnesota conducted the research and found that when parent´s lost weight, their children were more likely to follow suit. “We looked at things such as parenting skills and styles, or changing the home food environment, and how they impacted a...

2012-02-19 08:00:00

In his newest blog post Kinesiologist/Fitness Trainer Alex Allan explains that without understanding the unique brain chemistry and tendencies of what he defines as the "HSR" dieter, sustained weight loss will be nothing but a pipe dream for millions of North Americans. In his unique analysis of this issue, Allan shifts the focus onto a crucial factor for weight loss that is largely ignored by diet gurus and supplement companies, but is likely the main reason why millions of overweight North...

2012-02-17 12:00:00

2012 BED conference- Philadelphia: "Revolution Ahead: Illuminating the Path to Freedom from BED, Emotional Overeating, & Weight Stigma." 3 days of workshops, networking and education for clinicians, families and individuals. Severna Park, MD (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 The Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA) will hold its third annual conference in Philadelphia, PA, March 2-4, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency at Penn´s Landing. Eating disorder experts will present on a variety of...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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