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Health Tip: Risk Factors for Eating Disorders

News Consumer News Health Tip: Risk Factors for Eating Disorders — Eating disorders can develop among people with a combination of psychological, social and genetic factors, says the National Eating Disorders Collaboration. The collaboration mentions these risk factors for eating disorders: Low self-esteem, or perfectionism. Overvaluing body image in defining self-worth. Stress, depression and trauma.… Read More »

State Highlights: Hundreds Of Hospital Patients In Indiana At Risk Of Exposure To HIV, Other Viruses; Mass Shootings Nudge Some Texas Lawmakers Toward Gun Laws For First Time

Media outlets report on news from Indiana, Texas, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, California, Kansas, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, Ohio, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Florida, Minnesota, and Missouri. CNN: More Than 1,000 Patients May Have Been Exposed To HIV And Other Viruses After Error In Sanitizing Procedure More than a thousand surgical patients at Goshen Hospital in Indiana… Read More »

FDA OKs Diabetes Drug for Type 2 Heart Failure Risk

Matthew Freeby, MD, director, Gonda Diabetes Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA. Gerald Bernstein, MD, program coordinator, Friedman Diabetes Institute, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York. AstraZeneca: Press release, Oct. 21, 2019. The New England Journal of Medicine, Jan. 24, 2019. Invokana web site. GoodRx. WebMD Health