Friday, February 24, 2006

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: February 26th - March 4th

National Eating Disorders Awareness WeekNational Eating Disorders Awareness WeekThe National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is dedicated to expanding public understanding of eating disorders and promoting access to quality treatment for those affected along with support for their families through education, advocacy and research.

NEDA presented Paula Abdul with its highest honor, the "Profiles in Living Award”. Abdul stated, "I have received awards, but nothing like this. This is the true achievement in my life because I wouldn't have a life if I didn't get through this." Abdul, a celebrity judge on television's top-rated American Idol and an award-winning singer, dancer, choreographer and designer, is an Ambassador for NEDA and was an early outspoken celebrity to share her own battle with an eating disorder.

Read more about the... National Eating Disorders Association


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