Tag: "empowering" at medical news

CHPA statement regarding 'Monitoring the Future' findings on cough medicine abuse

...g parents about this preventable abuse problem and empowering them to take action. With the Partnership for a Drug-Free America, we have created a host of English- and Spanish-language educational resources for parents and community leaders, including public service announcements, brochures, and web sites. We...

New council promotes partnerships between UCSF and community

...roving community health and well-being, as well as empowering community participation holds measurable benefits for UCSF and the communities in which we engage," said Paul Takayama, executive director of UCSF Community and Governmental Relations, which serves as the home department for the partnerships program...

Incarcerated women more likely to use birth control when given in jail

...hod. Making birth control convenient for women and empowering women to make reproductive choices is very important if we want to prevent high-risk, unplanned pregnancies."...

Technology to improve learning for visually-impaired children

...eal-world equality for visually-disabled children, empowering them as future citizens." The multimodal software architecture to create new applications is under construction. Scientific results from multimodal navigation and cross-modal presentation of information are being fed in to the team's work. The three-...

March/April 2006 Annals of Family Medicine Tip Sheet

...yond the time and place of the clinical encounter, empowering patients with convenient access to the most appropriate information when they need it. A Practice-Sponsored Web Site to Help Patients Pursue Healthy Behaviors: An ACORN Study By Steven H. Woolf, M.D., M.P.H., et al COMMON CAUSE OF INFECTION PREVALEN...

Research team sweeps the board with intensive care innovations

...diary from anywhere in the world at any time - and empowering a patient's loved ones to contribute to their recovery." The team will now go forward to represent the UK's higher education community in the global final of the competition in Delhi in August, where it will present the prototype for the final stand-...

What's needed for terminally ill patients to die at home?

...es to enable people to die at home should focus on empowering families, public education, and improving home care, say the authors. Risk assessment and training doctors in end of life care are also important priorities. In the last three years the UK has invested 12m in its end-of-life care programme but has so...

Former smoker-led intervention program helps women quit

...oject, but also the evaluation was instrumental to empowering women to strengthen and promote behavioral changes in their communities," says Dr. Andrews. "These early results clearly show that a community health worker-led intervention holds promise for promoting awareness and outreach of the program, promoting...

Moderately heavy models may actually lower women's self-esteem

... more realistic-looking models in conjunction with empowering messages. However, an important new study in the March 2006 issue of the Journal of Consumer Research reveals that, contrary to many assumptions, looking at moderately heavy models actually lowers most women's self-esteem, while looking at moderately...

Bank of America grant to expand community-based childhood immunization program in northern Manhattan

...her than a separate immunization program; Goal of empowering parents as active partners i.e., taking immunization competencies out of the doctor's office and into the community; Reliance on proven strategies of reminders, tracking and positive feedback to community organizations and parents. "We are deligh...

Losing weight by controlling flavor variety

...ith weight control, and the need to give people an empowering alternative to unbalanced, fad diets. Katz said his book has three goals: to empower people to pursue their weight loss goals immediately and responsibly; to play a significant role in changing the way America thinks about the very concept of dieting...

$50 mil. gift from the Simmons to expand cancer care, clinical research programs at UT Southwestern

...a critical mass for the major varieties of cancer, empowering it to achieve recognition as a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center on an accelerated timetable. "My family and I are very encouraged about the major progress being made [at the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center], and we...

NYU Child Study Center raises over $165,000 at Picnic for ParentCorps

...oward improving the quality of life for people and empowering them to make positive decisions in their communities. In 2003 alone, Singing for Change awarded nearly half a million dollars in grants to child focused charities. Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff, board members of the NYU Child Study Center, have b...

U of T study shows barriers to HIV vaccine acceptance

...ivations for getting vaccinated. Many viewed it as empowering to be able to protect themselves against HIV infection and others were eager to ensure their children were also protected. Both women and providers suggested that the vaccine be delivered as part of routine care so women would be able to take advanta...

Jimmy Buffett hosts event to benefit NYU Child Study Center

...oward improving the quality of life for people and empowering them to make positive decisions in their communiti...oward improving the quality of life for people and empowering individuals to make positive changes in their communities. Singing for Change offers competitive gr...

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