Quantcast

Latest counseling Stories

2011-03-02 20:23:43

Study conducted in Kenya by University of Washington researchers Intensive adherence counseling around the time of HIV treatment initiation significantly reduces poor adherence and virologic treatment failure in sub-Saharan Africa, according to a recent study in PLoS Medicine by Dr. Michael Chung, assistant professor of Global Health at University of Washington, who works at the Coptic Hope Center for Infectious Diseases in Nairobi, Kenya. The study published March 1 also found that using an...

2011-03-02 13:11:04

Intensive adherence counseling around the time of HIV treatment initiation significantly reduces poor adherence and virologic treatment failure in sub-Saharan Africa whereas using an alarm device has no effect, according to a study in this week's PLoS Medicine by Michael Chung from the University of Washington, Seattle, USA, and colleagues. The findings of this study define an adherence counseling protocol that is effective; these findings are relevant to other HIV clinics caring for large...

2011-02-11 21:45:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GoodTherapy.org, a leading advocate for healthy and empowering psychotherapy and marriage counseling, is today announcing the addition of two new services to its already robust collection of member benefits: GoodTherapy.org Media Relations Service - Connecting journalists, producers and members of the press with qualified, experienced mental health professionals for interviews and commentary. GoodTherapy.org Reputation Monitoring Service -...

2010-11-26 00:01:50

Event Held by THE GYM of Armonk Benefits Support Connection, a Westchester Non-Profit Organization Armonk, NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2010 THE GYM of Armonk, a premier fitness center and health club in Westchester County, recently hosted Taste of the Towns, a fundraising event benefitting Support Connection, a breast and ovarian cancer non-profit organization in Yorktown Heights, raising over $26,000 to combat the effects of this devastating disease. Featuring over 45 local businesses, guests...

2010-11-25 00:00:37

Therapist's couch as close as your computer with mytherapycouch.com Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) November 23, 2010 In recent past decades, local support groups were popular for providing connectivity for many people facing mental health and emotional challenges. Today financial, travel, geographical and time constraints make it difficult to access that type of group support. Increasingly people are turning to the internet to benefit from online community connections and collective...

2010-10-04 22:30:34

Most doctors are spending a good deal of time counseling their patients about diet and weight loss, but for the most part, it isn't making any difference, according to a new study appearing in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Duke University Medical Center researchers recorded the conversations between 40 primary care physicians and 461 of their overweight or obese patients over an 18-month period. Investigators didn't tell them what they were listening for "“ only that they...

2010-09-24 08:51:22

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Patients with mild to moderate heart failure who received both educational materials and counseling in an attempt to improve adherence to medical advice did not have a reduced rate of death or hospitalization compared to patients who received educational materials alone. "Patient nonadherence to heart failure drugs ranges from 30 percent to 60 percent and nonadherence to lifestyle recommendations from 50 percent to 80 percent, with higher rates occurring in more...

2010-09-21 22:00:55

University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center survey shows doctors who are overweight or lack training uncomfortable counseling patients about diet and exercise Physician's confidence in their ability to counsel patients on a healthy diet and exercise may be related to their own personal habits, according to a study by the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center. Factors that predicted confidence in counseling included the doctor's own exercise time, being overweight, and if the doctor...

2010-08-26 08:58:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Smokers around the state looking for an incentive to quit smoking are encouraged to enter QUITPLAN Services' third annual QuitCash Challenge for a chance to win $5,000 in cash or other prizes. The Challenge kicks off today at the Minnesota State Fair, and Minnesotans who are daily tobacco users and 18 years of age or older can enter from August 26 through September 30, 2010, online at quitcash.com. In order to be eligible for prizes, participants must...

2010-07-01 14:14:20

The field of pathology should take the lead in integrating laboratory medicine, genetic counseling and health information technology to help create new core competency, say doctors Doctors in the Department of Pathology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have issued "A Call to Action" for the medical profession to catch up with the technology and business communities in the application of genomics to personalized health care. In a Special Article in this month's issue of the...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.