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MAY 21, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Woman Dying From Anorexia Speaks Out About Her Battle With The Illness, Asks The World For Help

A woman suffering from anorexia is speaking out about her illness in the hopes that she might save herself -- and others battling the same disease. Rachael Farrokh is 37, and has been anorexic for a decade. In an emotional YouTube video posted online last month, Farrokh said she is fighting for her life. ā€œIā€™m 5ā€™7", 40-something pounds,ā€ Farrokh said. ...

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MAY 15, 2015 - Futurity

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Higher risk of eating disorders for LGBT students

Transgender and non-transgender lesbian, gay, and bisexual students are at greater risk for eating disorders, finds a new study. The … Continued The post Higher risk of eating disorders for LGBT students appeared first on Futurity.

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MAY 13, 2015 - Washington Times

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Missouri House sends eating disorders coverage to governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A measure that would require insurers to cover eating disorders by following medical guidelines is headed to Gov. Jay Nixon's desk. The Missouri House approved the measure Wednesday by a vote of 148-6. It marks a personal victory for former Rep. Rick Stream, whose daughter ...

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MAY 13, 2015 - Health Canal

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MAY 08, 2015 - Health Canal

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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Linked to Accelerated Aging

In recent years, public health concerns about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have risen significantly, driven in part by affected military veterans returning from conflicts in the Middle East and elsewhere. PTSD is associated with number of psychological maladies, among them chronic depression, anger, insomnia, eating disorders and substance abuse.

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