Hillsborough County Sent the Sick and Dying to Squalid, Unlicensed Home

Hillsborough County sent the sick and dying to squalid, unlicensed home
It began working with hospitals and aid agencies that pay small sums to house the poor. One of them was the county's Homeless … "There's a little nurse's office there," said Curtis Kingcade, 58, whose blood-clotting disorder led the county to place … Read more on Tampabay.com

Church of the holy juice
"There are certainly commonalities if we consider who is likely to develop an eating disorder and who is likely to undergo a cleanse," says Linda Antinoro, a nutrition specialist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. "The diets seem compulsive and … Read more on Winnipeg Free Press

A most painstaking wait: Woman spends 9 days at Frisbie until mental health
ROCHESTER — After threatening to kill her roommate and acting delusional at Riverside Rest Home in Dover, Elaine Ronco was admitted to Frisbie Memorial Hospital this month by her brother and legal guardian, Patrick Cyr. For Ronco, 67, the incident on … Read more on Foster’s Daily Democrat

Are Anorexia Memoirs Really How-To Manuals?
Anorexics love stories, Osgood reports, and she's closely attuned to the thought patterns involved in both anorexia and writing — she examines the logic by which her eating disorder operated and finds storytelling at its center. She's written an … Read more on New York Magazine