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Family therapy for anorexia

Strict adherents to the perspective of only individual treatment will insist that the participation of parents, whatever the format, is at best unnecessary, but worse still interference in the recovery process. Diet advice During your treatment you will probably be given advice on healthy eating and your diet. 44 percent of the CBT group and… Read More »

‘How can he hear you but not me?’ Hearing loss tested my family in surprising ways

The first sign of illness in my Uncle Bob was his swollen, curled hands­­—the mark of rheumatoid arthritis. Then, not long after, type 2 diabetes.  For a veteran and longtime auto mechanic, these illnesses in and of themselves were life changing. His wife and two children rallied around him, endlessly patient with a man who was… Read More »

‘My family drive me bonkers when I go home for Christmas – by Boxing Day I have turned into a sulky teenager’

Louise from London, 32, says she dreads going home for Christmas as it always leaves her in a foul mood. Can this Christmas be any different? Healthista Collective expert Sally Brown had some advice The Problem: Dear Sally, Every Christmas I go back to my parents’ house on Christmas Eve and usually don’t escape until… Read More »

Colorado teen, 18, severely brain-damaged after breast implant surgery gone wrong, family says

A Colorado teenager suffered cardiac arrest during a breast implant procedure in August and is now severely brain-damaged, according to her family, who filed a lawsuit against her plastic surgeon and nurse last week. Emmalyn Nguyen, 18, went under the knife for breast augmentation to be performed by Dr. Geoffrey Kim at Colorado Aesthetics and Plastic… Read More »

This gravy will get you high enough to deal with your family this Thanksgiving

That’s some groovy gravy. A California marijuana company wants families to take their Thanksgiving feasts to a “higher level” by dousing dinner with cannabis-infused gravy. The doobie dressing, created by Kiva Confections, is a “cheeky take on a normally mundane holiday staple,” according to the company’s website (which grossly misrepresents the critical role of gravy).… Read More »

‘I was devastated beyond belief, our whole family was’ – Irish mum opens up about her son’s rare disorder

So uncommon is his condition, that it took four years for him to be diagnosed, as many of the signs are similar to autism. But his mum says that despite the many issues he deals with, he is still a very happy little boy. “Harry has a mutation of the SOX 5 gene and when… Read More »