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Nightline, Dr. Drew, Dr. Phil to Focus on Efforts to Overcome Obesity [SECOND UPDATE]

This week, three high-profile television personalities will be shining the spotlight on the personal impact of the nation’s obesity crisis — and showcasing how some

May 14, 2012 Weight Management
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GFCF Diet May Benefit Children With Autism

Some parents of autistic children have found that special diets may lead to noticeable changes in their child’s behavior and learning progress. Popular approaches include

May 14, 2012 Parenting
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Stomach Hunger vs. Emotional Hunger

This is adapted from an original piece by Kensington, Administrator of Something Fishy Website on Eating Disorders. Hunger isn’t just hunger. It can be true

May 14, 2012 Eating Disorders
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National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week Is This Week: What You Should Know About OCD In Kids

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder that is thought to affect as many as 1 in 200 children. OCD is defined in

May 11, 2012 Parenting
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Ohio to Merge Agencies that Provide Substance Abuse, Mental Health Services

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has announced his intention to merge the state’s two departments that are currently (but separately) charged with providing substance abuse and

May 11, 2012 Addiction & Recovery
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Tips for Doctors Who Have A Patient With An Eating Disorder

It can takes months, years, and even decades for someone with an eating disorder to finally decide to approach their doctor for the first time

May 10, 2012 Eating Disorders
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Signs and Symptoms of Self-Injury

Self-harm or self-injury is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, most often done without suicidal intentions, and is a vey serious issue.

May 10, 2012 Parenting
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Report on Marijuana Use Among Oregon Athletes Provokes Widely Divergent Responses

No one who’s been paying attention to youth culture in the past 40 years would be the least bit shocked to discover that marijuana is

May 10, 2012 Addiction & Recovery