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Patients Hitting GLP-1 Plateaus? Here's How to Help

Set expectations up front, and explore alternative approaches when necessary

Apr 30, 2024
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Doc Killed in Murder-Suicide? New Human Bird-Flu Case; Olympics' Eating Disorders

Health news and commentary gathered by app staff

Apr 22, 2024
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How the U.S. Is Addressing the Youth Mental Health Crisis

COVID, social media, gun violence all contributing factors, says Rachel Levine, MD, of HHS

Mar 21, 2024
What We're Getting Wrong About Nutrition and Mental Health

Helping patients understand the connection and improve their diet can go a long way

Jan 16, 2024
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More Kids Getting Their Hands on Nonprescription Weight-Loss Products

Almost 10% of kids said they've tried at least one drug or dietary supplement in their lifetime

Jan 10, 2024
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Early Bird? Night Owl? It May Matter for Eating Disorder Risk

Anorexia linked to chronotype in both directions

Jan 05, 2024
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Psychedelics for Psych Conditions Made Their Mark in 2023

Benefits demonstrated in major depression, bipolar depression, PTSD, and anorexia

Dec 31, 2023
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FDA's Revolving Door; 2.4 Million Excess Deaths; Can Anorexia Be 'Terminal'?

Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by app staff

Nov 02, 2023
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No Weight Benefits With Phone-Based CBT a Year After Bariatric Surgery

But talk therapy did improve mental health, disordered-eating behaviors

Aug 03, 2023
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What's Wrong With 'Girl Dinner'?

Experts say the trend highlights the best and worst of social media's messaging on healthy eating

Jul 28, 2023
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Psilocybin for Anorexia Shows Promise in Early Trial

10-woman study found the psychoactive compound to be safe, positively perceived

Jul 24, 2023
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BMI Alone Falling Out of Favor as a Way to Assess Healthy Weight

Tool is still useful, but should be used in concert with other measures, experts suggest

Jun 27, 2023
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The State of Teen Mental Health

COVID, social media, and triggering events for American youths

Jun 13, 2023
What Happens When We Classify Kids' Weight as a 'Disease'?

The AAP obesity guidelines stand to worsen stigma and mental health

May 27, 2023
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