Self Advocacy

Preventive Care

What causes rapid weight gain?

12/09/2019 06:00am | 246 views

By 

Most people experience fluctuations in their weight, and it is common to gain weight over time. However, if a person gains weight in a very short time for no clear reason, this could be a sign of an underlying health condition.

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Preventive Care

A Simple Way to Lower Your Cancer Risk

30/08/2019 06:00am | 223 views

by Lara DeSanto

Improving your diet may be one of the most powerful steps you can take to protect yourself against cancer.

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Mental Health

10 Things To Do If You've Been a Victim of Sexual Assault

07/06/2019 06:00am | 641 views

By Sarah Bradley

 

Sexual assault is typically something you think will never happen to you—until it does and and you find yourself in desperate need of help and support.

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Finance & Family

People With Autism Have an Altered Sense of Self

30/05/2019 06:00am | 636 views

By Anglia Ruskin University

 

New research has indicated that people with autism have an altered sense of self, which may explain some of the differences shown in social functioning.

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Mental Health

How to Treat Body Dysmorphic Disorder, According to Experts

29/05/2019 06:00am | 640 views

By Amanda Capritto

 

If you or a loved one are dealing with body dysmorphic disorder, you may be hesitant to ask for help. It’s common to believe that psychological treatment won’t be the answer to your concerns. In fact, if you have BDD, you may have already sought “treatment” in other ways, such as with an aesthetician, dermatologist, hair stylist, dentist, or cosmetic surgeon, depending on the “flaw” you want addressed.

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