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2013-04-29 16:30:14

PEKIN, Ill., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It was a year was full of milestones for the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals Foundation (iaedp) as it concluded its 27(th) annual Symposium at the Las Vegas Westin Resort and Spa with record attendance. The iaedp Foundation also achieved record submissions for its third annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" body art competition, along with a new sponsor in Veritas Collaborative, and a successful introduction of...

2013-04-18 12:30:19

ROYAL OAK, Mich., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Individuals diagnosed with diabetes know how important it is to maintain a healthy weight through diet and lifestyle, along with medication management, to prevent or delay medical complications of diabetes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130418/DC97010LOGO ) However, a growing population of individuals with diabetes choose to restrict or cease to use their insulin in order to lose an unhealthy amount of weight.  As...

2013-04-11 16:25:40

Sovereign Health Group is proud to announce the launch of Sovereign Academy, an educational component that is integrated into our extended care residential treatment programming for dual diagnosis, addiction, mental health, and eating disorder clients. http://www.sovcal.com LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sovereign Health Group is proud to present its newest program; Sovereign Academy. Sovereign Academy is educational component that is integrated into our extended care...

2013-04-03 23:00:54

Delray Recovery Center is a Florida treatment facility offering individualized plans for alcohol addiction, drug addiction, eating disorders and co-occurring disorders that include depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder. In its ongoing mission to help individuals as well as their families, the center is releasing a new guide on How to Talk to Your College Freshman about Binge Drinking. (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 College and drinking have long been linked, and Delray Recovery Center´s new...

2013-03-29 23:04:03

New Found Life Substance Abuse Treatment Center in Delray Beach announces new services for women and those suffering from eating disorders. (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 New Found Life Substance Abuse Treatment Center in Delray Beach, Florida announces the addition of outpatient substance abuse treatment with support housing for women in addition to new services for the treatment of eating disorders for both women and men. Michael Watt, founder of New Found Life Substance Abuse Treatment Center...

2013-03-18 16:25:07

Michelle Obama Shares That Health Is not About Size or Weight WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating disorder advocacy groups unite to applaud First Lady Michelle Obama for her comments on her "Let's Move!" Google+ fireside hangout March 5. During the chat, attended by more than 3,500 viewers and moderated by Live with Kelly & Michael talk show co-host Kelly Ripa, Mrs. Obama stressed that a lifestyle of overall wellness, not size or weight, dictates health in the long...

2013-02-21 16:29:14

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Renfrew Center Foundation, a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to advancing the education, prevention, research, advocacy and treatment of eating disorders, today announced survey results, which revealed at least one in five young girls between the ages of 8 and 18 who have ever worn makeup have negative feelings about their image when not wearing makeup, associating a "bare face" with feeling insecure and unattractive. Additionally,...

2013-02-07 12:27:13

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Missouri citizens will hold the 5(th) Annual Missouri Eating Disorders Advocacy Day at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m., on February 21. This event is an opportunity for those affected by eating disorders, their loved ones and treatment providers to come to the Capitol, educate legislators about eating disorders and ask for support of eating disorders insurance reform legislation. (Logo:...

2013-02-05 12:27:57

PEKIN, Ill., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With the ban recently lifted on women serving in military combat and women making up 11 percent of the U.S. forces currently serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, the unique challenges facing women in the military has become an important topic of conversation. The 27(th) annual iaedp (International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals) Symposium, held on March 20-24 at the Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort, will feature an exclusive workshop...

2013-02-04 08:24:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) and MentorCONNECT, the first global eating disorders nonprofit mentoring community and NEDA Network organizational partner, are proud to present their 3(rd) Annual "Virtual Walk," a worldwide social media-based awareness and fundraising event during National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, February 24-March 2. Themed "Everybody Knows Somebody", the aim of this weeklong event is to increase acceptance of...