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2014-06-27 19:13:14

University of California - San Francisco UCSF study finds most agree exposures can be reduced, but only half take patients' histories In the first national survey of U.S. obstetricians' attitudes towards counseling pregnant patients about environmental health hazards, nearly 80 percent agreed that physicians have a role to play in helping patients reduce their exposures, but only a small minority use their limited time with patients to discuss how they might avoid exposure to toxics,...

2014-06-24 12:27:50

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- InformedDNA announced today a strategic new collaboration with Edimer Pharmaceuticals to address a critical research need for patients with X-linked Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia (XLHED), a rare genetic disorder. The partnership will allow InformedDNA to identify patients with XLHED and support Edimer's clinical programs. Under the agreement, InformedDNA has developed a genetic counseling program for patients and...

2014-05-09 13:00:57

Virginia Commonwealth University Mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes account for nearly 25 percent of hereditary breast cancers and most hereditary ovarian cancers, yet a study by cancer prevention and control researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center suggests an alarmingly small amount of women who qualify for BRCA genetic counseling actually receive the services. Additionally, they found that a significant proportion of women with a family history of breast...

2014-05-02 12:27:17

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080918/CFTFKLOGO The Obama Administration today has taken a much-needed step to help smokers and other tobacco users quit by making clear the minimum, evidence-based tobacco cessation services that health insurers are required to cover under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Today the Administration...

2014-04-30 23:20:33

Post-menopausal women are at highest risk for developing osteoporosis during their lifetime, which can lead to debilitating bone fractures and a decrease in quality of life. Women’s Excellence offers risk assessment, screening, prevention counseling, diagnostic testing, and effective treatment for osteopenia and osteoporosis. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Bone is living tissue that is constantly being absorbed and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone...

2014-03-28 23:21:58

PresenceLearning's April 16th, 2014 “Changing Minds” Webinar for Education Leaders Discusses How Online Counseling Fills Service Gaps San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Urban and rural school districts nationwide struggle to find the qualified staff and resources they need to provide the psychological, counseling and social work services they are required to provide to students who need them under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). With the rise in...

2014-03-21 12:24:29

Sutphen will underscore importance of providing patients with access to genetic counselors via telephone NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebecca Sutphen, MD, FACMG, president and chief medical officer at InformedDNA, will discuss the importance of delivering telephone-based genetic counseling services, as part of our nation's health care delivery model, at the 2014 American College of Medical Genetics Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting on Wednesday, March...

2014-01-29 23:27:47

Unveils Platform on iOS and Android to Improve Medication Adherence San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 PillTalk, the expert in medication counseling, announced the latest version of their integrated mobile application now available in the US. PillTalk’s mobile application for iOS and recently launched for Android provides a simple medication counseling application that helps healthcare professionals advise patients and other medical professionals about relevant medication...

2014-01-28 23:31:20

One of the top New Year’s resolutions for both men and women is to stay sober during the New Year. Whether struggling with an addiction to drugs or alcohol, anyone can benefit from Synergy Lifestyle Center’s comprehensive addiction treatment program, which features the effective combination of medical treatment and counseling services. (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Synergy Lifestyle Center offers an addiction treatment program that helps patients who have committed to sobriety in the New...

Doctors Not Screening For Heavy Drinking
2014-01-08 13:30:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 38 million Americans drink too much, and doctors are failing at finding out who they are. The CDC says that doctors are failing to talk with their patients about their alcohol consumption to find out if they are drinking too much. The agency recommends that doctors, nurses and other health care professionals should be screening all adult patients...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.