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Duke to highlight impact of eating disorders
It is more complicated to determine the rate of eating disorders among students due to the way CAPS tracks and obtains clinical information, the multiple agents involved in diagnosis and treatment of the disorders and the tendency of eating disorders … Read more on Duke Chronicle

Miss UNC Colleen Daly fights against eating disorders, promotes awareness
National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, which runs this week and is promoted by the National Eating Disorders Association, aims to provide information about how eating disorders are triggered and treated. According to the association, between 10 and … Read more on The Daily Tar Heel

Six Ways to Spot an Eating Disorder Early
“I didn't just want to be thin,” said Madi O'Dell, whose battle with an eating disorder began in her freshman year of high school. “People think you choose to have an eating disorder because you want to lose weight. But that's not how it was for me. I … Read more on New York Times (blog)

Does Your Child Have an Eating Disorder? 8 Warning Signs
Previously, it was believed that eating disorders were "a teenage girl's" disease. However, this is no longer the case. More men and boys, as well as younger and younger children, are seeking treatment for eating disorders and concerns. About 35-37% of … Read more on Huffington Post (blog)