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By On October 16th, 2018

Apple donates 1,000 Apple Watches for binge eating disorder research

Apple Watches have become a popular way for people to monitor their health, and now Apple is hoping this technology can go even further by assisting in medical research. According to a report from CNBC, the company is donating one-thousand Apple Watches for a study seeking to track biological changes in people living with binge…

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By On August 28th, 2018

Model Ireland Baldwin shares her experience with an eating disorder

It would be easy to think Ireland Baldwin has lived a charmed life as the daughter of actors Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger, but the 22-year-old recently opened up about struggling with body issues throughout her life. Over the weekend, the emerging model shared several photos and messages on Instagram detailing how she battled eating…

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By On July 5th, 2018

Eating disorders are increasingly common in the military

Eating disorders are becoming increasingly more common within the military, with diagnoses increasing by 26% over a five-year period, according to new research. The findings, published recently in the Defense Health Agency’s Medical Surveillance Monthly Report, indicate that the prevalence of eating disorders had been consistently increasing from the start of the study in 2013…

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By On June 29th, 2018

Does having an eating disorder increase your chance of being bullied?

Past research has made it clear that teens who have been the victim of bullying from a young age are significantly more likely to develop an eating disorder. Now, a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests the reverse may hold true as well. “In some kids, disordered eating might lead to bullying,” wrote Tracy…

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By On June 1st, 2018

First new estimates in a decade show changing eating disorder rates

If you’ve read about eating disorders in the past 10 years or so, you’ve probably read the same set of statistics which estimate approximately 30 million people in the US live with an eating disorder. That isn’t a coincidence. Despite how widespread eating disorders are, how dangerous they can be, and the commonly accepted notion…

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By On January 5th, 2018

How one daughter told her mom and dad she had an eating disorder

For those living with an eating disorder, secrecy tends to be a way of life. They fear being “found out” and facing the embarrassment or shame of admitting to their disorder. In most cases, they manage to hide their eating disorder until they reach a tipping point where they are confronted by friends, family, doctors,…

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By On December 5th, 2017

Brian Cuban describes what it’s like being a man with an eating disorder

Despite accounting for approximately one-third of those with eating disorders in America, men still face a unique stigma that keeps many from ever speaking out or seeking help. Brian Cuban knows this. Before he recovered in 2007, Cuban was an addict struggling with bulimia and anorexia in silence. But, unlike many, Cuban has since become…

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