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2013-10-18 23:24:36

The not-for-profit community based organization Center for Hospice Care has been honored as a Partner Level 4 in the National “We Honor Veterans” program. Center for Hospice Care improves the quality of living through hospice, home health, grief counseling and community education in Northern Indiana. South Bend, IN (PRWEB) October 18, 2013 Center for Hospice Care recently attained Partner Level 4 in the national We Honor Veterans program. To reach this pinnacle level, Center for...

2013-10-18 12:16:23

High-intensity interval training combined with Mediterranean diet counseling 'supersizes' heart health Lifestyle programs focused on high-intensity interval training combined with nutritional counseling on the Mediterranean diet have shown dramatic results for improving the heart health of people with abdominal obesity, finds a study released at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress. "Each of these lifestyle interventions alone is known to have an impact, but no one has studied them...

2013-10-09 23:19:46

With the recent publicity about celebrity Angelina Jolie dealing with her hereditary cancer risk by undergoing surgery, discussion of genetic testing for cancer has been in the news. While there’s lots of information and misinformation around this issue, here are some facts and frequently asked questions. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 With the recent publicity about celebrity Angelina Jolie dealing with her hereditary cancer risk by undergoing surgery, discussion of genetic...

2013-10-09 12:27:20

American Cancer Society CMO, Supreme Court Plaintiff Warn of Consumer Risks PLAINSBORO, N.J., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Genetic testing is on the rise, but consumers who order tests without genetic counseling or purchase test kits off the Internet may put themselves at risk. Those risks can range from having the wrong test ordered or the result misinterpreted, or even having prophylactic surgery that turns out to be unnecessary. This was the consensus of a panel that featured some of the...

2013-09-25 10:27:28

Acupuncture or counseling, provided alongside usual care, could benefit patients with depression, according to a study by researchers at the University of York. The study, conducted by a team led by Dr Hugh MacPherson, of the Department of Health Sciences at York, found that in a primary care setting, combining acupuncture or counseling with usual care had some benefits after three months for patients with recurring depression. Published this week in PLOS Medicine, the study, which also...

2013-09-17 12:29:16

EDISON, N.J., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vital Decisions, LLC, a leading provider of proprietary counseling services to individuals experiencing an advanced illness, announced today that it has appointed former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy G. Thompson as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Vital Decisions works in partnership with the nation's leading health care plans to offer individuals and their families with advanced illness the opportunity to...

2013-09-16 08:29:11

The multi-state public health initiative offers an affordable, easy-to-use test, accessible from home ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting hereditary disease among Jews is the aim of a multi-state public health initiative launched today, called JScreen. The JScreen program (www.jscreen.org), managed by Emory University School of Medicine's Department of Human Genetics, provides at-home genetic screening and private counseling for people with Jewish lineage to determine...

2013-08-29 23:32:25

New, Updated Book by Jeffrey Guterman Offers Counselors and Therapists Innovative Solution-Focused Principles and Techniques (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 In the new, revised Second Edition of “Mastering the Art of Solution-Focused Counseling” (published by American Counseling Association), author, educator and world-renowned counselor Jeffrey Guterman updates his best-selling book to provide a comprehensive book for mental health. The most current trends in solution-focused counseling are...

2013-08-13 23:02:45

AudibleRx puts focus on patient education by offering over 200 Medication Specific Counseling Sessions, including the most commonly prescribed medications, in digital audio format. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 Patients do not always receive the medication counseling they need from their pharmacist when they pick up their prescription at their busy pharmacy or receive their prescription in the mail. Owned and operated by a community pharmacist, AudibleRx is acutely aware of all...

2013-07-22 12:25:05

Agreement Preserves Popular, Free Genetic Laboratory Service to Medical Community ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRLI) (www.bioreference.com) announced today that it signed a licensing agreement with the University of Washington to transition GeneTests.org, GeneClinics.org and all other related properties to become a business unit of Bio-Reference. Since 1992, GeneTests.org has been a key resource for physicians,...