Fat Barbie for Flabby Superman

The 2018 National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference will be held at Twin Towns Services Club over 27-28 September. Joining us at this year’s conference is Dr Gloria S Wright, Honorary Associate the University of Sydney who will...

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Fitspiration #NoFilter

The 2018 National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference will be held at Twin Towns Services Club over 27-28 September. Joining us at this year’s conference is Associate Professor Fiona Farringdon, Associate Dean Health Sciences at the...

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Obesity – A Chronic Disease/Eating Disorder

The 2018 National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference will be held at Twin Towns Services Club on Thursday 27 – Friday 28 September. Joining us as a Keynote at this year’s conference is Professor Ian Caterson from the Boden Institute...

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Keynote Dr Peta Stapleton joins us this September

The 2018 National Eating Disorders and Obesity Conference will be held at Twin Towns Services Club on Thursday 27 – Friday 28 September. Joining us as a Keynote at this year’s conference is Peta Stapleton, PhD from the School of Psychology...

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Hate exercise? Here’s how to change that

Whether it was the sadistic high school PE teacher, the clique at your local gym or the uncomfortable feeling of cracking a sweat, there’s plenty of reasons why you might not think you like exercise. But with research showing that...

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Australia’s Rate Of Severe Obesity Has Doubled

The obesity epidemic has become a “major” public health issue, but some argue it is largely being ignored. The number of Australian adults deemed severely obese has almost doubled in the last two decades, ranking the nation the fifth...

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Not just ‘skinny’ women get endometriosis

Obese women are more likely to have severe endometriosis, a misunderstood condition that impacts one-in-10 women, an Australian study has found The study of 500 women with surgically confirmed endometriosis found women with a healthy body mass...

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Eating Disorders

In recognition of World Eating Disorders on  June 2, we spoke to Dr Phillipa Hay, director of the Eating Disorders Centre at Wesley Hospital in Sydney, to understand more about this deadly mental illness and how we can help those around us who...

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Weighty problem facing regional hospitals

Regional hospitals are struggling to cope with the extra time and resources it requires to treat obese patients, creating tension between doctors and patients, a large medical conference has been told. Dr Jamie Beit, the Director of Anaesthesia...

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