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The EDC advances the recognition of eating disorders as a public health priority throughout the United States.
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Eating Disorders Awareness and The Need for Congressional Support
April 4, 2017

Good Morning Washington speaks with EDC Policy Director Katrina Velasquez and EDC Immediate Past President Johanna Kandel the day before Capitol Hill Advocacy Day.

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EDC Capitol Hill Advocacy Day - Information for Advocates
March 29, 2017

We can't wait to see you on April 5th for EDC's Spring Capitol Hill Advocacy Day! On advocacy day we will share our personal experiences with elected officials, educate legislators and their staff about the seriousness of eating disorders, and advocate for our policy goals.

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Congress Makes History by Passing First-Ever Eating Disorders Legislation
December 7, 2016

Today is a historic day for the 30 million Americans experiencing an eating disorder in their lifetimes. For the first time in history, Congress passed legislation specifically designed to help people with eating disorders. The bill will reach President Barack Obama's desk within the week and is expected to be signed into law given the President's recent support statement for the legislation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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