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23 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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'Just Eat' Documentary Will Explore Why Eating Disorders Are So Misunderstood

Anorexia has the highest death rate of any other mental illness. So why is it still so misunderstood? That's what filmmaker Laura Dyan Kezman will explore in her forthcoming documentary, "Just Eat." The film will follow two eating disorder sufferers, one man and one woman, as they navigate their illnesses and common roadblocks to recovery. Kezman, who was diagnosed with ...

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MAR 02, 2015 - Huffington Post

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How Growth Screenings Could Help Detect Celiac Disease In Kids

By: Laura Geggel Published: 03/02/2015 03:15 PM EST on LiveScience Measuring children's height and weight as they grow can be a powerful indicator of whether they have the digestive condition called celiac disease, and may help doctors diagnose children with the disorder earlier, a new study finds. When used together, five calculations that are done based a child's height and ...

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MAR 02, 2015 - Huffington Post

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If You Think Eating Disorders Only Affect The Young, Think Again

Eating disorders see no age, and a group of women opened up to HuffPost Live on Friday about having struggled and recovered from eating disorders later in life. Judith Shaw, a yoga instructor and artist who received treatment when she was 53 years old, told host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani that her age could have prevented physicians from seeing the "red markers" ...

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MAR 02, 2015 - Huffington Post

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A Decision To Change: How Three Students Grappled With Eating Disorders

Did you know that 20 million women and 10 million men in America suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their life? According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, 95% of people with eating disorders fall in the 12-25 age range. But the issue often starts even earlier on. Xavier University freshman Ruthie Stout ...

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MAR 01, 2015 - Huffington Post

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Eating Disorder Recovery As Spiritual Transformation (All Together Podcast)

Welcome to the latest ALL TOGETHER -- the podcast dedicated to exploring how ethics, religion and spiritual practice inform our personal lives, our communities and our world. ALL TOGETHER is hosted this week by Antonia Blumberg, associate editor of HuffPost Religion. You can download All Together on iTunes, or Stitcher. An estimated 20 million women and 10 million men in ...

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