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Posts Tagged ‘eating disorders in children’

By On August 30th, 2016

Seeing Double: Twins Have a Heightened Risk of Eating Disorders

With how frequently eating disorders are brushed away “cries for attention” or “just the behavior of young girls”, it can be easy to forget that these life-threatening disorders are far from something a person can control. Eating disorders are serious medical conditions and there is strong evidence the cause of eating disorders is rooted in…

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By On March 17th, 2016

Schools Look to ‘Mindful Eating’ To Prevent Eating Disorders In Students

While teenage girls are typically who you think of when you think about anorexia or bulimia, eating disorders often develop even earlier in young people’s lives. However, some schools are using a technique known as mindful eating in an effort to prevent their students from developing eating disorders. The Washington Post recently explored how a…

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