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Guiding teenager’s use of social media

For the first time, the American Psychological Association has issued recommendations for guiding teenager's use of social media. The advisory, released Tuesday, is aimed at teens, parents, teachers and policy makers. Walden’s Bob Keane, Ph.D., [...]

What is gender-affirming nutrition care?

Though eating disorders can affect anyone regardless of gender identity, data shows  that transgender individuals, or people who identify with a different gender than the one assigned at birth, are at higher risk for eating [...]

5 Misconceptions about ARFID in Adults

What is ARFID? Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, ARFID for short, is an eating disorder impacting thousands of Americans. Often thought of as “extreme picky eating”, it can result in failure to gain developmentally appropriate weight, [...]