Blog Posts in 2011

  • http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2011/12/06/bc-anorexia-patient-gets-treatment.html It’s unfortunate that Amber Foster wasn’t able to get treatment without CBC News covering this story, despite her deteriorating health. It is admirable, however, that she was taken in by the Edmonton program at a time when treatment and support was scarce. They have offered a three ...
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  • Eating Disorder Patients Denied Treatment

    || 7-Dec-2011

    Canadian eating disorder patients are being denied treatment due to the chronicity of their condition. An eating disorder treatment program, at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, has discharged at least a dozen patients with dangerously failing health conditions, because their illnesses have been labeled chronic cases. Although the program claims to have very stringent and evidence-based ...
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  • New Dawn Honors Lisa Kantor for Huge Victory

    || 7-Dec-2011

    As an indication that we are all in this fight together, New Dawn Eating Disorders Recovery Centers is bringing people together to celebrate in honor of Lisa Kantor’s Harlick v. Blue Shield victory. Everyone has a significant role in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders, and we will continue the battle with insurance companies until we obtain the necessary treatment for all ...
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  • New IPhone App Used for Eating Disorder Recovery

    || 7-Dec-2011

    Managing the countless triggers, stressors, and challenges of recovery can be overwhelming and isolating. During the road to recovery, your needs will fluctuate at various times, and a strong support system is essential. What if, beyond your support system, you had the tools for recovery literally at your fingertips? University of Wollongong PhD student, Jenna Tregarthen, developed this concept ...
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  • Speaking Out About Eating Disorders

    || 7-Dec-2011

    Anorexia has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. One in two hundred women in the United States suffer from this disease. Eating disorders are more common in the U.S. than Alzheimer’s disease (10 million people have eating disorders compared to 4 million with Alzheimer’s disease). http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/information-resources/general-information.php If ...
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  • Growing Pains’ Tracey Gold stars in a new reality show which steps into the mysterious lives of women who suffer from eating disorders. There are several things that make this a unique show. Firstly, eating disorders are not easily understood and have largely remained untouched by the media. Second, Tracey Gold uses her own private experience with Anorexia to relate to the women on the show ...
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  • Welcome to our Insurance Law Blog

    || 21-Nov-2011

    Welcome to our Insurance Law Blog. Blog of Los Angeles disability lawyers from Kantor & Kantor, LLP offers further information.
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