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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...

2011-05-04 14:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Walden University announced today that it has formed partnerships with healthcare centers in Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire and Texas, offering more than 31,000 employees the opportunity to benefit from earning a bachelor's, master's or doctoral degree online. Walden's degree programs are designed to provide professionals with the skills they need to make an impact in their field while gaining knowledge that they can apply immediately...

2011-04-28 14:00:48

Study results showed non-addictive, non-narcotic, once-monthly VIVITROL effective for treating opioid dependence Alkermes, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALKS) today announced that results from the phase 3 clinical study of VIVITROL® (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension) in opioid dependence have been published by The Lancet. The six-month, phase 3 trial met its primary endpoint and showed significantly greater opioid-free weeks among patients treated with VIVITROL,...

2011-04-17 00:00:35

Dr. Jack Nealon Offers Couples the Tools to Create Healthy, Lasting Relationships Bowie, MD (PRWEB) April 16, 2011 John "Jack" Nealon, Ph.D., author of Relationship Recipes & Remedies, and founder of Bowie Counseling Center, in Prince George's County, Maryland, launches a new, four-disc audio book set entitled The Marriage Seminar LIVE: Creating Great Relating!. The informative audio CD set was recorded during a live session with more than 30 couples. Nealon's $40 boxed set is being...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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