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Rethinking ED Prevention

In honor of the last day of eating disorders awareness week, I thought I would do a post on what we know about preventing EDs. A lot of what is discussed during the week (besides the obvious “awareness” bit) is how to prevent EDs. So for those of you that don’t have much time to […]

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Evidence-Based Medicine and How to Read Research Like a Pro: Part 1

My good friend IrishUp posted an article she wrote on evidence-based medicine in an ED support forum, which will be part of a series on learning how to read and interpret medical research. It’s something we’ve both learned from experience, and Irish graciously allowed me to share her series here at ED Bites. All of […]

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Semper Fi: EDs in the military

Of all the mental disorders associated with the military, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is at the top, followed by suicide/depression and addiction. But a number of studies have found that a surprisingly large number of people in the military have eating disorders, at rates that exceed current population estimates. Being a member of the military […]

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