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Jan 29, 2018, 15:46 ET Eating disorder groups across Canada to mark Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2018 with #7billionsizes campaign

TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Eating disorders affect people of all genders, ages, classes, abilities, races, and ethnic backgrounds. As part of Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2018, eating disorder...


Jan 30, 2017, 13:04 ET Eating disorder groups across Canada to mark Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2017 with #NotAChoice campaign

TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - With eating disorders having a higher mortality rate among girls and young women than any other mental health condition, eating disorder groups across Canada will mark...


May 31, 2016, 14:00 ET Keanu Reeves and castmates raise awareness of eating disorders in PSA for first-ever World Eating Disorders Action Day

TORONTO, May 31, 2016 /CNW/ - In support of World Eating Disorders Action Day on June 2, Keanu Reeves and other cast members of an upcoming feature film about anorexia will appear in a public service ...


Feb 02, 2015, 08:15 ET /R E P E A T -- Research Suggests That Eating Disorders Are More Common Than Previously Thought/

Eating Disorder Awareness Week: February 1 - 7, 2015 TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - In Canada, it is estimated that as many as 600,000 to 990,000 individuals are diagnosed with an eating disorder, at ...


Jan 27, 2015, 09:13 ET Research Suggests That Eating Disorders Are More Common Than Previously Thought

Eating Disorder Awareness Week: February 1 - 7, 2015 TORONTO, Jan. 27, 2015 /CNW/ - In Canada, it is estimated that as many as 600,000 to 990,000 individuals are diagnosed with an eating disorder, at ...


Apr 25, 2014, 10:00 ET Warning: Dieting May Lead to Eating Disorders

Celebrate International No Diet Day on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 TORONTO, April 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Billions of dollars are spent every year on the latest diet programs, diet pills and diet books, yet most ...


Jan 30, 2012, 08:00 ET Bullying, body image and eating disorders: NEDIC helps young girls fight for their self-esteem

It's not our bodies that need changing. It's our attitudes. TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2012 /CNW/ - The bullying-related tragedies that have dominated recent headlines are a devastating reminder of the need...