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2014-06-13 08:23:48

LOS ANGELES, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, June 10, 2014 the California Court of Appeal issued its decision in Marissa Rea v. Blue Shield of California. The Court held that the California Mental Health Parity Act requires Blue Shield to provide all medically necessary treatment for people suffering from severe mental illnesses, including anorexia and bulimia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140612/117678 The case involved Blue Shield's denial of residential...

2014-06-08 23:02:25

A study by King’s College London and the UCL Institute of Child Health UK has revealed a 60% increase in females with eating disorders not otherwise specified*. Breathe provides a specialist a research-based, needs-led eating disorder service providing therapeutic treatment for all types of eating distress and obesity management. (PRWEB) June 08, 2014 Breathe Therapies mission is the provision of effective and safe treatment interventions for people who suffer from obesity, weight...

2014-06-06 23:02:26

Top Eating Disorder Facts, A Parent’s Alert released today by NoBullying http://nobullying.com/eating-disorders-facts/. London, UK (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Research indicates that in the US alone, over 30 million adults are suffering or have suffered from an eating disorder. Eating disorders and distorted body images are a lurking danger around each and every teen. NoBullying releases today the guide to top eating disorder facts as a guide for parents. The first step when it comes to...

infants and vegetables
2014-06-01 04:19:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Giving infants and toddlers vegetables on a regular basis before they reach the age of two will help them develop a taste for greens and other types of produce, experts from the University of Leeds report in a new PLOS ONE study. According to Sarah Knapton of The Telegraph, youngsters are more willing to try different types of vegetables during the first 24 months of their lives, and become more resistant to trying new foods as...

2014-05-31 23:01:50

DailyGossip.org presents in its latest review the Bulimia Treatment Method, a new effective home treatment program. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) May 31, 2014 According to Daily Gossip, patients dealing with this eating disorder should know that there are some simple things that can be done to overcome this eating disorder and eliminate all its symptoms . This home program promises to give patients the insights, skills and tools they need to achieve recovery from bulimia and finally make...

2014-05-27 23:10:23

Weight-loss programs and diets rarely consider the root cause of disordered eating and weight gain. In his new book, James Greenblatt, MD reveals why only an integrated medical approach focused on nutrition can regulate appetite at the source. Waltham, MA (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 Dieting doesn’t work, but appetite control does, according to James M. Greenblatt, M.D., Chief Medical Officer of Walden Behavioral Care and author of a new book, “Answers to Appetite Control” (ISBN...

2014-05-27 23:05:40

TreatmentHelp lists the most common factors that contribute to eating disorders among teens. Delray Beach, FL. (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 TreatmentHelp, drug and behavior disorders rehabilitation website, has named the top 5 factors that contribute to eating disorders in the hopes of helping teens and their parents watch out for signs and symptoms and cope with treatment. Being stuck in transition between childhood and adulthood, adolescents between 13 and 19 are discovering their respective...

2014-05-19 20:21:44

Opening today, the eating disorder treatment center will provide specialized 24-hour care to female and male adults and adolescents struggling with anorexia, bulimia, EDNOS and binge eating disorder BELLEVUE, Wash., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eating Recovery Center of Washington, a 24-bed residential eating disorders treatment center, will open its doors today in an effort to increase access to Residential eating disorders treatment in the Northwest....

2014-05-05 12:29:09

DENVER, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denver Health and the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders (www.denverhealth.org/acute) are pleased to announce that Dr. Philip S. Mehler will continue in his role as Medical Director of ACUTE, the program he founded more than six years ago. In late 2013, Dr. Mehler announced his retirement from his role as Chief Clinical Officer and Medical Director of Denver Health and Hospital Authority, where his primary focus was administrative in nature....

2014-05-01 23:02:57

New book by leading eating disorders expert Dr. Stacey Rosenfeld comes out June 1, 2014. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Many women have an unhealthy relationship with food or their body. They feel guilty when they “cheat." They look in the mirror and obsess about their body, and are tired of dieting. Stacey Rosenfeld PhD, a leading specialist in eating disorders, wants women to know that they are not alone. In her book, Does Every Woman Have an Eating Disorder? Challenging...


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Obesophobia
2013-12-24 13:50:12

Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...

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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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