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2014-07-24 16:26:49

BINGHAM FARMS, Mich., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Physicians announced today that Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has designated 134 United Physicians primary care practices representing 360 primary care physicians (PCPs) as Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH). The designation period runs from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. "Our physicians are dedicated to enhancing the overall health of our patient population and devoted to delivering high quality,...

2014-07-18 12:24:34

BOSTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A brief screening survey to identify teens at risk for an eating disorder could lead to earlier diagnosis and help find hard-to-detect cases, which could lower overall treatment costs and improve outcomes, Boston Children's Hospital researchers report today in American Journal of Public Health. "Many cases of eating disorders go undetected for years. This may be because the stereotype that the typical teen with an eating disorder is a...

2014-06-03 23:06:23

Emi-Jay Inc., sold in over 3,000 retailers domestically, just partnered with Children's Hospital Los Angeles committing to donate a significant portion of their profits each year for the next five years to the hospital. (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Founders of Emi-Jay Inc., Julianne Goldmark and Emily Matson, who started their thriving affordable luxury hair accessory business as adolescents, continue on their commitment to giving back to children in their native Los Angeles. The...

2013-10-30 23:33:36

The Endrometriosis Foundation of America launches ENPOWR to educate adolescents about Endometriosis in response to the New York State Department of Health's finding that Endometriosis is a critical disease harming adolescents. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Through the Teen Health Awareness Campaign, launched earlier this year with Endometriosis Foundation of America (EFA) co-founder Padma Lakshmi, New York State Senator Jeff Klein, D-Bronx, and members of the Senate...

2013-09-20 11:30:06

UCSF clinical research study first to compare refeeding protocols for anorexia nervosa Higher calorie diets produce twice the rate of weight gain compared to the lower calorie diets that currently are recommended for adolescents hospitalized with anorexia nervosa, according to a study by researchers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. The findings will be published in the November issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health along with an accompanying editorial and two supporting...

2013-06-13 16:41:15

Rape is shockingly common in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, where as many as one in four adolescent girls are raped each year. But a short self-defense course can dramatically reduce the girls' vulnerability to sexual assault, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and an organization called No Means No Worldwide. "Self-defense training taught these young girls to stand up and say 'no' with confidence, and empowered them...


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