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Researchers at Florida State University recently conducted an experiment in which they analyzed whether or not spending time on social media sites such as Facebook, had any causal effect on eating disorder risk factors. The following information recently appeared in the Chicago Tribune. Social media that emphasizes sharing and commenting on photos and other images… read more

Congressional leaders are calling on the federal government to study how eating disorders affect both Americans as individuals and the American economy as a whole. Congressional members of the National Eating Disorders Awareness Caucus wrote a letter last month calling on the Government Accountability Office to “undertake a review of the prevalence, mortality rate, and… read more

The project started last year, when Lamm, a Pittsburgh-based artist, designed images of what he called “Normal Barbie” in an attempt to make the doll reflective of real bodies. He used the measurements of an average 19-year-old woman from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and then molded them to a 3D model of… read more

The Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) Workgroup for the Second Judicial Circuit is hosting a conference of interest to volunteer guardians ad litem, staff and community supporters. Join them on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 7:45 AM to 5:00 PM at the Tallahassee Community College Workforce Development Center for Instilling Hope III. The conference will feature a… read more

Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified also called EDNOs is a term used when an individual’s symptoms are problematic and represent disordered eating but do not fit neatly within the strict criteria for anorexia or bulimia. EDNOS is a deadly condition, with a mortality rate of 5.2 percent — higher than both anorexia and bulimia — despite… read more

Eating disorders affect every age group. Although many people associate eating disorders with teens, baby boomers (those born between 1946 and 1964) are at risk as well. The following story based on research from the International Journal of Eating Disorders recently appeared in Food and Nutrition: It has only been in the past few years that… read more

During National Eating Disorder Awareness Week we continue to share valuable educational information. We encourage you to join the effort by sharing the following information which was previously posted on National Eating Disorder Association site (NEDA). Education, early intervention, and access to care are critical. Early diagnosis and intervention significantly enhance recovery. If not identified… read more

You’re invited to join others in Tallahassee, Florida as they walk to raise awareness on the dangers of Eating Disorders. The walk, sponsored in part by by University Health Services, will start at 6:00 PM at Florida State University Campus and will originate at Langford Green. Before the walk a Guest Speaker from Canopy Cove… read more

The following information recently appeared on the NEDA site. A review of nearly fifty years of research confirms that anorexia nervosa has the highest mortality rate of any psychiatric disorder (Arcelus, Mitchell, Wales, & Nielsen, 2011). For females between fifteen to twenty-four years old who suffer from anorexia nervosa, the mortality rate associated with the… read more

Canopy Cove Eating Disorder Treatment Center is supporting National Eating Disorder Awareness Week February 24- March 2nd. In order to support the campaign and increase awareness, Canopy Cove will be participating in local events and posting important Eating Disorder facts all week. We encourage you to join the effort and share these important facts through… read more

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