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Article ID: 685780

Finding the Right Words to Say: AED Releases Infographic on Using Sensitive and Medically Appropriate Language in the Eating Disorders Community

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

In an effort to reduce the stigma associated with eating disorders, the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) recently released an infographic based on an article written by multiple current or former editors and associate editors of the International Journal of Eating Disorders (IJED), “Speaking of That: Terms to Avoid or Reconsider in the Eating Disorders Field.”

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28-Nov-2017 7:45 AM EST
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Article ID: 684742

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

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

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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17-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST
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Article ID: 684175

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

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

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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30-Oct-2017 4:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 675798

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

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

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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6-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 675441

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

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

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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30-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 674822

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

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

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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17-May-2017 8:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 673208

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

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

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

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2-May-2017 7:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 671073

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

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

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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14-Mar-2017 11:30 AM EDT
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Article ID: 668470

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

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

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

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30-Jan-2017 7:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 666533

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

Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

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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16-Dec-2016 8:05 AM EST
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