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The Academy for Eating Disorders Calls for a Universal Ban on Discrimination on the Basis of Height and Weight

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) has joined with a coalition of associations in an appeal to the Massachusetts legislature to request their support of An Act Making Discrimination Based on Height and Weight Unlawful (Massachusetts H.952).

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65 Bipartisan Members of Congress Urge CDC To Include Eating Disorders within National Surveillance Systems

Last week, 65 bipartisan Members of both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives sent letters to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) urging the re-inclusion and inclusion of eating disorders surveillance questions within the CDC national surveillance systems.

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AED Celebrates the Work of the Eating Disorders Coalition in Obtaining Eligibility for Research Funding for Eating Disorders to Help Military Service Members and Families

After months of negotiations and two Continuing Resolutions, Congress reached an agreement to fund the federal government's FY 2017 budget on May 5th. This budget package represents the first time that Congress permitted federal research funding to help our military members and their families affected by eating disorders.

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AED Releases New Global Blueprint to Promote Healthcare Rights for Patients with Eating Disorders

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) is proud to announce the release of the World Eating Disorder Healthcare Rights, an important document developed by the AED’s Patient/Carer Committee in an effort to promote excellence in eating disorders care by leveraging patient, carer, and professional partnerships.

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The Academy for Eating Disorders Applauds France’s New Law to Protect the Health and Safety of Fashion Models, Address Eating Disorders

The Academy for Eating Disorders applauds the stance taken by France to rein in fashion industry pressures on professional models to be extremely thin as a condition of employment.

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International Conference on Eating Disorders Will Bring Together Food, Weight, and Eating Science to Share Diverse Perspectives and Common Goals

International Conference on Eating Disorders Will Bring Together Food, Weight, and Eating Science to Share Diverse Perspectives and Common Goals

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The Academy for Eating Disorders Expresses Concern About the Impact of Proposed ACA Replacement Bill on Access to Treatment for Eating Disorders

The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) adds its voice to the serious concerns raised by the American Psychiatric Association, the American Medical Association, and other major health care organizations about the proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act. The proposed replacement bill threatens to aggravate the already difficult environment for obtaining care for individuals with eating disorders and other mental illnesses.

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New International Study Paves the Way for Better Understanding of Diagnostic Categories of Eating Disorders in Children

New International Study Paves the Way for Better Understanding of Diagnostic Categories of Eating Disorders in Children

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International Conference on Eating Disorders Will Embrace Diverse Perspectives in Treatment, Prevention and Research

The Academy for Eating Disorders announces that its 2017 International Conference on Eating Disorders, which is being held in Prague, Czech Republic, will embrace diverse perspectives in treatment, prevention and research.

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The Academy for Eating Disorders Advocates for Early Intervention and Specialized Care for Eating Disorders Treatment in Response to Morristown, NJ Ruling

The Academy for Eating Disorders Advocates for Early Intervention and Specialized Care for Eating Disorders Treatment in Response to Morristown, NJ Ruling







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