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Racial Differences in Body Perception Can Affect Eating Disorders

By John Lavitt

A new study shows that race plays a significant part in the type of eating disorder one can have. MORE  

Coroner’s Ruling May Be First to Link Suicide with Anorexia

By Paul Gaita

The tragic case of Alana Goldsmith may actually help raise awareness to the lethality of the disease. MORE  

Popular Food Blogger Opens Up About Eating Disorder

By Shawn Dwyer

Jordan Younger—a.k.a. The Blonde Vegan—recently opened up about her battle with orthorexia. MORE  

Nicole Scherzinger Opens Up About Overcoming Bulimia

By Victoria Kim

The Pussycat Dolls singer still has difficulty talking about her struggles. MORE  

Facebook Ads - Take Back Your Feed

By Stacey Rosenfeld

Facebook ads for weight loss products are misleading and destructive. MORE  

Going Gluten-Free on Campus: Healthy Dining or Eating Disorder?

By Paul Gaita

Researchers may have found a link between an increase in gluten-free meal options and a growing number of college students with eating disorders. MORE  

Eating Disorder App Designed For High School Kids Catching Fire

By John Lavitt

Previous versions of High School Story have dealt with other teen issues like cyberbullying. MORE  

Rate of Eating Disorders Rising Among Middle-Aged Women

By John Lavitt

The obsessive desire to be thin doesn't just affect teenagers and younger women. MORE  

‘Downton Abbey’ Star Opens Up About Wife’s Anorexia

By Shawn Dwyer

David Robb recently talked for the first time about how Briony McRoberts’ “insidious” anorexia led to her suicide last year. MORE  

Does Social Media Fuel Eating Disorders?

By Shawn Dwyer

While pro-ana and pro-mia sites have always been around, social media has escalated eating disorder behaviors to a global scale. MORE  

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Normies React to the 12 Steps

"I think admitting to having a problem in general is the right first step, but to admit powerlessness is unhealthy. .. I think admitting powerlessness is more harmful because it doesn't help. Admitting that you want and need help is more useful after admittance."

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The “beach-house-relaxed” Cliffside Malibu claims to provide an oasis for recovering addicts and alcoholics. And that’s just what you'll get—if you’ve got the cash.

Morningside Recovery
 
 
 
 

For a “rehab near the beach” experience that isn’t quite as costly as similar SoCal competitors, head to this Newport Beach treatment facility.

AToN Center
 
 
 
 

Whether you’re interested in the 12 Steps, SMART Recovery, or holistic treatments, this luxurious, appealing and commendable 4.5 star (our system doesn't yet show the 1/2 star) San Diego rehab has a program for you. 

Reflections
 
 
 
 

This exclusive Northern California rehab is all about client choice—as well as golf outings, Buddhist field trips and keeping up with the office.

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Capo By The Sea offers an executive rehab program complete with medical detox and a focus on dual-diagnosis issues, as well as an outpatient option in an environment that exudes the kind of beach house optimism one would expect from an Orange County recovery outfit.

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What you need to know when choosing an addiction treatment center.

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