Talking About Eating Disorders: Start Early!


Talking about Eating Disorders: Start early! – My experience discussing eating disorders with my Girl Scout Troop of 4th graders.


School opens in Lake Bluff for teens with abuse problems
A private high school caring for teens struggling with substance abuse, eating disorders and other mental health diagnoses has opened in Lake Bluff. Experts say it is one of the first of … The program is shaped to individual students' needs and uses … Read more on Chicago Tribune

Source: College of the Canyons
SANTA CLARITA — The College of the Canyons Health & Wellness Center and the Child and Family Center of Santa Clarita will host a free Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training event designed to provide students and community members with the tools and … Read more on Santa Clarita Valley Signal

UI biomedical researcher named a 2013 Pew Scholar
In previous research, Wu demonstrated that over-activation of a brain center called the parabrachial nucleus (PBN) disrupts feeding and leads to starvation. Improving receptor signaling for the neurotransmitter GABA calms the excited PBN cells and … Read more on Iowa Now

Don't ignore digestive troubles
Sometimes, trouble results from the foods or combinations of foods that we eat. Other digestive … Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): GERD is severe or chronic acid reflux (stomach acid going back up into the esophagus) that can lead to … Read more on Lock Haven Express