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Study Suggests That Sleeping Longer May Result In A Lower Risk Of Becoming Obese

A new study published in the May issue of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine’s journal “Sleep” has determined that individuals who get more than 9 hours of sleep per night may be able to suppress genes that would otherwise contribute to them gaining weight. Earlier studies have already demonstrated the influence of these obesity …


Teen Boys Who Think They’re Too Skinny Are At Risk For Depression, Steroid Use

Boys who see themselves as overweight have a lower risk of depression than boys who think they’re too thin, according to recent findings from the American Psychological Association. It seems that male teens who perceive themselves as being underweight compared with their peers are more likely to suffer from depressive symptoms steroid use – especially …


Eating Disorders Rising In Young Children

A recent report shows that eating disorders are rising in young children at alarming rates: “”I always wanted to be the good girl. Good girls are skinny and happy. The bad girls are the fat ones.” That was the explanation a recent visitor to the Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness in West Palm Beach, Fla. …


‘Am I Cured Yet?’ Measuring Eating Disorder Recovery Is Subject Of New Study

Given that relapse rates for eating disorders are extremely high and recovery is hard to measure, it’s no wonder why physicians and mental health professionals have a hard time answering the question “Am I cured yet?” But new research from Stanford aims to clarify just when exactly an anorexic or bulimic has reached this milestone …


A Bacterial Protein Linked To Anorexia, Overeating

A specific bacterial protein that can influence appetite regulation might explain a biological basis for certain eating disorders like anorexia or binge eating, according to new research. Published in the journal Translational Psychiatry, the study demonstrated how the relationship between the gut and brain might explain the dysregulation of food intake. Certain bacteria, like Escherichia …


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Numbers Lie

Numbers lie. We’re used to thinking of numbers as facts – as concrete, objective bits of information. That somehow, because there is a little truth in them, the numbers must be gospel, must be telling the entire truth. They don’t. SAT scores aren’t an accurate measure of intelligence. Too often, they reflect ethnicity, power, privilege, …


The Power Of One: OPERATION BEAUTIFUL

The mission of Operation Beautiful is to post anonymous notes in public places for other women to find. The point is that WE ARE ALL BEAUTIFUL. You are enough… just the way you are! When Caitlin Boyle of Orlando wrote that message on the little yellow sticky note in June 2009, she had only one …


How To Use Vine For Business Promotion?

Nowadays, social media has become a great part of marketing strategies. Advertising and promoting your business on social networking sites is easy affordable and effective. But targeting only one site is never a good idea. You should pay attention to all the popular sites. However, you can focus your maximum resources on the most trending …


Endangered Orangutans Could Provide Insight Into Obesity And Eating Disorders

You’ve probably heard more than once how similar humans are to primates, but a recent study of Indonesian orangutans conducted by an evolutionary anthropologist at Rutgers University has linked humans and primates in areas other than genetics. Studying the areas of obesity and eating disorders, Erin Vogel saw similarities in the orangutans’ survival tactics during …


80 Easy Does It

Yesterday was a rough day.  I was in my head.  I was in the ghetto!  “There’s gang activity in there, Elizabeth.  Get out quick!”  My sponsor would say.  But I made the choice.  Yesterday I decided to feel sorry for myself and to beat myself up for the things I had lost, mistakes I have made.  I …


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