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2011-09-26 13:13:51

Both internet-based counseling programs and face-to-face therapy sessions for couples improve the sex lives of prostate cancer survivors and their spouses. That is the finding of a new study published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The results suggest that couples counseling can provide additional benefits to patients' sex lives beyond those experienced from medications such as erectile dysfunction pills. Despite efforts to make therapies...

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2011-09-25 15:30:51

CAREss study finds internet-based sexual counseling as effective as traditional therapy Prostate cancer survivors and their partners experience improved sexual satisfaction and function after couples counseling, according to research at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The article, published in the September issue of Cancer, a journal of the American Cancer Society, revealed both Internet-based sexual counseling and traditional sex therapy are equally effective in...

2011-08-23 19:46:07

The Miriam Hospital study finds telephone intervention helps keep patients on track Researchers from The Miriam Hospital have found that patients who have completed cardiac rehabilitation and who receive telephone counseling that supports exercise are more likely to adhere to an exercise program. Results of the study, funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, are published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Traditionally, patients who complete Phase II cardiac...

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2011-08-02 04:45:00

The Obama administration announced sweeping new mandates to health insurance companies on Monday in the area of women's preventative care. As part of a broad expansion of coverage for women's health services under President Obama's Affordable Care Act, the Department of Health and Human Services is requiring all health insurance plans to cover birth control, breast pumps, an annual "well-woman" physical, screening for the human papilloma virus and for diabetes during pregnancy, counseling on...

2011-07-25 15:51:25

A new analysis has found that many doctors report that they do not appropriately offer breast and ovarian cancer counseling and testing services to their female patients. Published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, the study indicates that efforts are needed to encourage these services for high-risk women and discourage them for average-risk women. Women with mutations in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene have a substantially increased risk of developing...

2011-07-25 11:51:48

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Discovered through a new study, many doctors reported in a questionnaire that they do not appropriately offer breast and ovarian cancer counseling and testing services to their female patients. The researchers show that efforts are needed to encourage these services for women at high-risk of breast and ovarian cancer, and discourage them for average-risk women. Little is known about whether physicians are adhering to recommendations related to genetic counseling...

2011-05-24 10:10:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) endorsed legislation introduced by U.S. Representatives Aaron Schock (R-Ill.) and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) that would allow seniors to continue receiving essential diabetes testing supplies, and expert counseling on their proper use, from independent community pharmacies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) "We commend Reps. Schock and Welch for...

2011-05-07 00:00:28

Leading Canada online pharmacy site, NorthWestPharmacy.com, says American patients are now demanding more than just savings from Canada's online drugs. They want top tier pharmacist counseling and should also be looking for customer reviews of Canada pharmacy sites as well as a host of important accreditations. (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Renowned Canada online drugs supplier, NorthWestPharmacy.com says that cheaper Canadian drugs from a leading Canada pharmacy online is not all its American...

2011-05-06 14:28:33

According to investigators reporting in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine A study published in the June 2011 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine examined the association between patient"“physician gender concordance and weight-related counseling in obese individuals. Investigators from the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University found that obese male patients seeing male physicians had higher odds of receiving weight-related counseling than...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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