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Internet Addiction

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Internet Addiction Technology is advancing and entering more and more into our daily lives. The Internet, social media platforms, connectivity and mobile devices lead us to an increasingly connected world, which has generated a significant change in the way we relate and communicate. The use of the Internet and video games since childhood has made the new generations get along…

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Exercise and Healthy Food Obsession

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Orthorexia: obsession with healthy food and exercise It is a new eating disorder that took hold with the advancement of social networks and the image of idealized bodies. A new nutritional pathology has become established in recent times, as a result of the new stereotypes and demands of society that are constantly highlighted on social networks. The image of idealized…

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Telehealth

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Coronavirus and Telehealth What do we know about Wuhan coronavirus? The arrival of Wuhan’s coronavirus in the United States has set off alarms. To the cases reported in South Korea, Thailand and Japan is added an affected person in the state of Washington and who had recently traveled to China. This respiratory infection is part of a large family from…

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COVID-19 Response (Update 3/19/20)

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COVID-19 Response at La Jolla Recovery (Update 3/19/20) La Jolla Recovery, an essential healthcare partner, remains open and committed to serving individuals struggling with addiction and mental illness, while keeping the health and safety of our clients, employees, and their families our highest priority. We understand the need to educate clients and employees, implement preventative measures, and to minimize unnecessary…

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Coronavirus Response

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COVID-19 RESPONSE The health and safety of our clients, their families and our employees is La Jolla Recovery’s highest priority, which is why we have infectious disease protocols in place. La Jolla Recovery is committed to providing the highest level of care as the emergence of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is upon us. We understand the need to educate clients…

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Coronavirus News

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CDC Online Newsroom Welcome to the CDC Online Newsroom, a one-stop source for journalists seeking public health information. Global media and the general public can access current and archived press releases, media advis CDC Telebriefing: New Vital Signs Report by krc4@cdc.gov on August 4, 2020 at 8:55 am The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) anticipates that 2020 will...
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Binge Eating

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Binge Eating Eating disorders are extreme manifestations of a variety of weight and food concerns experienced by women and men. These include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and compulsive eating. These are all serious emotional problems that can have deadly consequences. Compulsive eating is mainly characterized by periods of impulsive voracity or non-stop eating. There are no purges but sporadic fasts…

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Social Pressure of Being Thin

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The social pressure of being thin In a society that touts stick-thin figures as presentable, achievable and even admirable, there seems to be a fine line between dieting and starvation, with the pressure to look slender often resulting in dangerous consequences.  The media glamorizes the unrealistic bodies of a few, leading to obsession over unrealistically thin bodies and a strange…

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