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2012-09-13 23:02:07

Onward Behavioral Health, a leading provider of outpatient substance abuse treatment, eating disorder treatment, and mental health counseling is happy to announce the opening of several new programs within their Light Program division. New programs have been started in several of Onward Behavioral Health´s locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Philadelphia, PN (PRWEB) September 12, 2012 Onward Behavioral Health (http://www.obhcares.com) has served the Philadelphia region for...

2012-09-09 23:00:05

Key questions guide parents to safe and effective alternatives for troubled teens. Mesa, AZ (PRWEB) September 09, 2012 The Latest:  New Management.  Since the time this story first aired nine months ago, much progress has been made to better facilitate better communication between both customers and company ownership.  The Executive Board voted and approved an amended budget and concurrently has invested $11,000 this month; this is a significant boost.  Furthermore,...

2012-07-12 23:02:11

Online program supports patient counseling initiatives and is available with CPE. Tallahassee, Florida (PRWEB) July 12, 2012 LearnSomething, the leading provider of online education for retail pharmacies, announces the release of “Patient Engagement Skills for Pharmacy Staff.” The course, available with CPE, supports the pharmacy professional´s ability to provide patients with in-store counseling and can be included in curriculum for Medication Therapy Management (MTM)...

2012-07-11 06:25:49

AUGUSTA, Ga., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- inVentiv Medical Management (iMM), an inVentiv Health company and provider of best-in-class medical management services to the healthcare industry, today announced that it has formed a partnership with Vital Decisions to better serve the needs of payers, providers, and seriously ill patients nationwide. The joint offering will support patients by empowering them to be more proactive decision makers when it comes to their health, and, thereby, reduce...

2012-07-10 12:01:21

Greater adherence to guidelines, study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reports The federal government has committed $11 billion to expand the operating capacity of Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC), which receive federal funding and enhanced Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement, and "look-alike" clinics that receive enhanced reimbursement but no federal grants. These clinics, which serve primarily the poor and uninsured, are expected to be part of the solution to...

2012-05-14 22:37:00

Managing adult obesity is challenging for primary care physicians, but a new review published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) aims to provide an evidence-based approach to counseling patients to help them lose weight and maintain weight loss. "Even though evidence suggests that patients are considerably more likely to lose weight when they are advised to do so by their primary care physicians, most patients who are clinically obese do not receive weight-loss counseling in...

2012-03-29 02:25:55

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lineagen, Inc., an innovative molecular diagnostics company focused on complex, genetically linked disorders, today presented clinical utilization data for Lineagen's FirstStepDx. FirstStepDx is a comprehensive evaluation service that integrates highly advanced and comprehensive genetic testing for individuals with developmental delay (DD), intellectual disability (ID), and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) with personalized pre- and post-testing...

2012-03-26 14:35:47

A new study has found that very few young women with cancer take steps to preserve their fertility while undergoing cancer therapy. Also, certain groups of young women are more likely to do so than others. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates that efforts are needed to provide counseling on fertility preservation in reproductive-aged women diagnosed with cancer. More than 120,000 women under 50 years of age are...

2012-03-24 04:34:38

A major research trial to test the effectiveness of extra support for smokers calling an NHS quitline - on top of what is already offered by the service - has found the additional help does not improve success rates for quitting the habit. The pilot scheme offered smokers additional help in the form of free nicotine patches and extra telephone counseling from the English National Quitline. The Department of Health and UK Centre for Tobacco Control Studies (UKCTCS)-funded study led by The...