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SEATTLE, Wash. - (Jan. 25, 2008) - Watching a daughter struggle with an eating disorder is filled with feelings of helplessness, fear, frustration and confusion. To help mothers in the community cope and address their daughters' eating disorders, Virginia Mason Winslow is hosting an interactive workshop Saturday, Feb. 2 from 3 to 6 p.m. at 380 Winslow Way E. The cost is $50 per person and attendance is limited.

The workshop will help mothers understand their daughters' eating disorders and provide insight into ways to communicate and be helpful. Information and support for mothers is also provided. The presenter is Avis Rumney, LMFT.

To register, call Kelly Lawson, RN at (206) 625-7373, ext. 67124 or e-mail WN-AFM@vmmc.org with subject line Attention: Kelly Lawson.

Virginia Mason Medical Center
Virginia Mason Medical Center, founded in 1920, is a non-profit comprehensive regional health care system that combines a primary and specialty care group practice of more than 400 physicians with a 336-bed acute care hospital in Seattle. In addition, Virginia Mason has a network of clinics located throughout the Puget Sound area, and manages Bailey-Boushay House, a nursing residence and adult day health program for people living with HIV and AIDS. Virginia Mason also has an internationally recognized research center, Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason.

Contact:  
Alisha Mark
Media Relations
(206) 341-1509

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