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2011-06-27 07:26:41

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study shows patients who received several sessions of "motivational interviews" shortly after suffering a stroke had fewer instances of depression and better survival rates at one year compared to those who did not participate in the interviews. Motivational interviewing is a talk-based therapy for patients with health problems that require behavior change. For this study, the interviews were conducted to support adjustment after stroke. Depression is a common...

2011-06-23 22:51:31

Coaches must be open to self-examination, lifelong learning In the high stakes world of elite level athletics, coaches are king "“ but that lofty perch can prove a sword of Damocles. More often than not they're regarded as the undisputed authority on what it takes to train an athlete to maximal performance potential, and being placed on a pedestal doesn't allow for proper reflection about their coaching practices or any margin of error when there are Olympic finals and medals at stake....

2011-06-23 05:50:00

LONDON, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys for the investment group Porton and its CEO Harvey Boulter today described charges of "blackmail," filed against Porton and Mr. Boulter by multinational conglomerate 3M in a New York City court, as a "false and reckless... publicity stunt disguised as a lawsuit." Attorney Lee Wolosky, representing the group and Mr. Boulter, predicted "the complete dismissal of these truly ridiculous claims." The accusations were attempts "to divert...

2011-06-22 13:49:19

Physicists at the University of Arizona have achieved a breakthrough toward the development of a new breed of computing devices that can process data using less power In a recent publication in Physical Review Letters, physicists at the University of Arizona propose a way to translate the elusive magnetic spin of electrons into easily measurable electric signals. The finding is a key step in the development of computing based on spintronics, which doesn't rely on electron charge to digitize...

2011-06-22 11:30:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Clearasil®, a leading brand of skin care products that range from acne/blemish prevention to skin care maintenance and spot treatment, launches their new summer-long campaign "Rock Your Skin". This initiative marks a new brand approach, targeting their young-adult consumer where they live and play via online and integrated experiences and leveraging the "summer break" and "back to school" season as an opening for impactful...

2011-06-21 08:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., June 21, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- Professional Remodeler Magazine has named Sun Design a 2011 "Market Leader" in its annual ranking of professional remodeling companies nationwide. In the Washington, D.C. region, Sun Design was among only four companies that made the list. The annual Market Leaders list, which identifies the largest remodelers in 19 top markets, was compiled through research by magazine staff and information provided by the companies themselves. This is the fifth...

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2011-06-21 05:38:22

According to a study released Monday, advances in technology still do not substitute for face-to-face contact in sexual relationships. Researchers investigated the behaviors of infidelity on the Internet and sexting. The team said the way humans become involved in relationships has changed dramatically over the last 20 years due to the increased availability of devices such as computers, video cams, and cell phones. Sexting is becoming more popular as adults send nude photographs and...

2011-06-20 10:40:00

Los Angeles, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VH1 is expanding their 'Basketball Wives" franchise with an explosive new series set in Los Angeles featuring the wives and girlfriends of players both the Lakers and their cross-town rivals, the Clippers. VH1 has also given the greenlight to a new dating series, "Siggy Flicker" (working title) featuring the dynamic matchmaker Siggy Flicker and her match-making service in New York teaching the lovelorn to be dating powerhouses. "Basketball Wives"...

2011-06-20 04:30:00

DURHAM, N.C., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International distributor Hemisphere Beverages recently inked a new deal naming Raleigh, North Carolina-based V.K. Fields & Company as the public relations agency of record to promote its hibiscus beverage "ZOBO." In the wake of ZOBO's international debut into the beverage industry at the National Restaurant Association show in May 2011, the drink received recognition as 'Most Refreshing Beverage' by Restaurant Business Magazine. Ruby-red...

2011-06-16 13:10:00

NEW YORK, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kognito Interactive (www.kognito.com), a NYC developer of online role-playing training simulations for behavioral health, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs of NY/NJ (VISN3), will present a case study about the creation of an interactive resiliency training simulation (http://www.kognito.com/atrisk/product_families.html) for families of returning veterans, on Monday morning, June 20, at the eighth annual Games...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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