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A new study has found that very few young women with cancer take steps to preserve their fertility while undergoing cancer therapy.
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.
When making decisions and counseling about risk and management options for deliveries between 22 and 26 weeks (periviable deliveries), obstetricians are heavily influenced by family preferences, particularly by the impression that parents consistently prefer to have everything possible done to prolong a pregnancy or "save the baby" through interventions such as cesarean section.
Telephone motivational counseling sessions did not result in a statistically significant improvement in adherence to an osteoporosis medication regimen.
Telephone counseling services (also known as quitlines) are an effective intervention for Chinese-, Korean-, and Vietnamese-speaking smokers living in the U.S., and should be incorporated into current smoking cessation services.
Lifestyle counseling, practiced as part of routine care for people with diabetes, helps people more quickly lower blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels and keep them under control, according to a large long-term study.
The Community Center for Health and Wellness, in Palo Alto, is extending its schedule during the upcoming holidays for anyone needing support and counseling services. Palo
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