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2014-05-29 08:28:32

CRANFORD, N.J., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health psychology experts from Atlantis Healthcare, a global company specializing in patient adherence solutions, have published a review supporting an innovative psychology-based model for understanding treatment non-adherence and designing behavior change interventions to improve adherence. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130627/MM38791 The paper, entitled "Applying COM-B to medication adherence - A suggested framework for...

2014-02-04 23:26:52

HealthForumOnline (HFO), a nationally-approved provider of online continuing education (CE) announces updates to the online CE course, “Fundamentals of Healthy Aging: A Biopsychosocial Perspective.” These online CE course updates underscore HFO’s commitment to offering state-of-the-science theory- and evidence-based continuing education to psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other allied health professionals, with over 90 online CE courses that are fast, convenient and...

2013-06-11 23:30:10

HealthForumOnline (HFO), a provider of nationally-approved online continuing education (CE) for psychologists, social workers, counselors and other allied health professionals, has recently updated 2 online continuing education (CE) courses from its Cultural Diversity category: Attributions of Illness Causation: Cultural Perspectives and Health Care Implications and Cultural Competency in Pediatric Psychology: Issues and Clinical Applications. HFO´s over 80 online CE courses focus on...

2013-05-28 23:25:27

HealthForumOnline (HFO) adds a new title, Healing through Forgiveness, to their extensive library of nationally-approved online continuing education (CE) courses for mental health professionals. This online CE course explores forgiveness and its relationship to physical and emotional health building a foundation of knowledge about this essential component to every day living and interpersonal relations, both personally and professionally. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) May 28, 2013...

2012-08-21 00:41:45

Despite differences in rituals and beliefs among the world´s major religions, spirituality often enhances health regardless of a person´s faith, according to University of Missouri researchers. The MU researchers believe that health care providers could take advantage of this correlation between health — particularly mental health — and spirituality by tailoring treatments and rehabilitation programs to accommodate an individual´s spiritual inclinations....

2012-07-11 06:04:29

Even as we spend more on healthcare every year, the number of people with chronic health problems continues to rise in developed countries like the United States. Most of these chronic health problems — such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease — can be addressed through lifestyle changes. But knowing that we should make a lifestyle change to improve our health and actually making that lifestyle change are two very different things. In a new article published...

2012-03-05 08:00:00

The bad news for employers, according to Web MD, is that stress costs approximately $5,000 per employee per year in health care and employee engagement costs — that´s over $3 Billion dollars in the US each year. The good news is that stress is the number one modifiable health risk. Join The Oxygen Plan for this upcoming webinar where we will address this important and costly issue. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 05, 2012 With stress costing U.S. employers roughly $300 billion...


Word of the Day
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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