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2014-01-22 12:11:01

Genetic counseling delivered over the telephone is as effective as face-to-face counseling, finds the largest randomized study to date comparing the two methods. The multi-center study, led by researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, was reported today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The landscape of genetic testing has broadened to include a range of diseases, and demand for testing and counseling has greatly increased because of direct-to-consumer marketing,...

2014-01-15 12:22:48

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - To celebrate the 25(th) anniversary of Kids Help Phone, Bell and Kids Help Phone today announced the largest-ever corporate donation in the organization's history. Totalling $2.5 million, Bell's gift to Kids Help Phone will enable innovative new technology initiatives to support the mental health and well-being of young people across Canada. "Bell is proud to have been there from the start for Kids Help Phone and to have helped the...

2014-01-07 20:20:43

MALVERN, Australia, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental Who's Who/- Brother Paul Smith is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Non- Profit Organizations as a result of his role as Executive Chairperson with Lasallian Foundation Australia. The Lasallian Foundation was established in 2004 by the De La Salle Brothers of Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. The Foundation is a small, non denominational organization supporting...

2013-02-23 23:02:17

Finding a Christian counselor online is now easier for adults courtesy of the DrMichele.org website. This counseling expert has opened counseling services up to the public and sessions can be booked online or by telephone to provide immediate assistance. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 24, 2013 Clinical counseling is offered in most major cities to help men and women find relief for different emotional or physical issues. Locating counselors who are trained in Christian beliefs can be more...

2010-05-10 14:24:53

Your couch versus your therapist's couch Treating clinical depression on the telephone is nearly as effective as face-to-face consultations, a new Brigham Young University study finds. The trial run included 30 people newly diagnosed with major depression. Instead of eight scheduled visits to the clinic, the participants covered the same material during a series of phone calls with the therapist. Calls varied in length, ranging from 21 to 52 minutes. The patients did not receive...

2009-10-12 18:43:23

Phone-based counseling is centerpiece of intervention For the first time, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have demonstrated that it is possible to successfully recruit and retain a large number of adolescent smokers from the general population into a smoking intervention study and, through personalized, proactive telephone counseling, significantly impact rates of six-month continuous quitting. These findings, by Arthur V. Peterson Jr., Ph.D., Kathleen A. Kealey and...

2009-10-12 15:00:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have demonstrated that it is possible to successfully recruit and retain a large number of adolescent smokers from the general population into a smoking intervention study and, through personalized, proactive telephone counseling, significantly impact rates of six-month continuous quitting. These findings, by Arthur V. Peterson Jr., Ph.D., Kathleen A. Kealey and colleagues, are...

2006-03-13 17:12:29

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Counseling smokers over the telephone helps them kick the habit, researchers said on Monday. The study, led by Lawrence An of the University of Minnesota, attempted to determine if "quit lines" offered benefits beyond routine nagging. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that one in every five deaths in the United States is smoking-related. In the study, a group of military veterans who had committed themselves to quit smoking within 30...


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