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2010-09-24 08:51:22

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.

2010-09-21 22:00:55

Physician’s confidence in their ability to counsel patients on a healthy diet and exercise may be related to their own personal habits.

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.

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.

2010-06-30 14:00:39

Even with health insurance, low-income women had lower rates of mammography screening than middle-class women, but a counseling program increased the likelihood of screening.

2010-06-25 15:47:28

Brief therapy at the GP's surgery can effectively treat anxiety and depression.

2010-05-17 09:14:00

Winners from Chicago, South Carolina and Indiana Rewarded With Makeover, Trip to New York City FLORHAM PARK, N.J., May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nestle HealthCare Nutrition today announced the winners of the OPTIFAST(®) "New You" weight-loss contest.

2010-05-13 08:39:32

Several barriers prevent minority children with ADHD from receiving the most effective treatments, according to a new study by Michigan State University researchers.

2010-03-23 08:37:14

For women smokers worried about their weight, combining cognitive behavioral therapy addressing weight concerns with the medication bupropion appears more effective than counseling alone to help them quit smoking.

2010-03-16 15:10:00

Parents of children undergoing ear, nose and throat surgery do not appear to remember all of the risks of the procedures explained to them by clinicians


Word of the Day
megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.