Recent allegations of a treatment center therapist implanting false memories during clinical hypnosis has many people asking, “When it comes to clinics and treatment centers dealing with trauma-based therapies, what is the standard of care?” The use of hypnosis in medical practice has long been controversial. Through hypnosis, the therapist helps patients learn to control their … Read More
Dr. McCallum will be on the Dr. Oz show today to talk about children and binge eating. We will be posting more about the show after it airs. Check your local listings!
Our world has changed faster than our bodies have been able to adapt. Our brains and body cues naturally encourage us to eat high fat, easy access, salty and sweet foods as if the supply will run out. But for most of us, it doesn’t. Artificial food additives trick our senses and may contribute to … Read More
Although high BMI is associated with significant health risks, not everyone with a high BMI is unhealthy. In fact, some may be healthier. It is possible to be at a healthy weight at a variety of sizes. Extremes in weight, both too high and too low, are associated with increased health risk but it is … Read More
Lots of people find comfort in food, but binge eaters feel a total loss all control over what they are eating. Binge eating is so associated with guilt and shame that most people binge in secret. Parents may discover that food is missing or find food and wrappers hidden in the house. Most of the … Read More
Dr. McCallum, MD, CEDS (certified eating disorders specialist) will speak at St. Luke’s Hospital’s Girl Talk event, which is a FREE event for mothers and daughters ages 11 and older. Mothers will experience a fun and inspiring afternoon connecting with their daughters while they learn to connect the pieces of good health – from their … Read More
Dr. McCallum presented the Westin Family Award for Activism and Advocacy to Annie Seal at this years NEDA conference.
By EMILY P. WALKER MedPage Today Washington Correspondent Aug. 31, 2011 A U.S. appeals court has ruled that an anorexic woman’s insurance company must pay for her treatment at a residential facility because of a California law that requires insurers to provide the same coverage for mental illness as they do for physical illness. The … Read More
see our article in the LN Ladue News! http://www.laduenews.com/articles/2011/08/09/living/wellness/doc4e3adf2676493862303511.txt and also the healthy planet magazine, page 13! http://issuu.com/greensideupproductions/docs/healthy-planet-august-2011
Article re-posted from: http://www.marketingweek.co.uk/sectors/retail/topshop-pulls-model-images-in-size-zero-row/3028373.article Topshop has pulled images of a waif thin model from its online advertising following concerns that it could encourage eating disorders. The 18-year-old model Codie Young appeared on Topshop’s latest online lookbook modelling a range of fashions and accessories. A spokesperson from eating disorder charity Beat says: “We wouldn’t comment on … Read More