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John Sundahl Publicly Announces His Romance With Britney

...r-old also revealed that Spears sought him out for counselling sessions after leaving rehab at Promises in Malibu earlier this year (07), and then started attending AA meetings he staged. He further said that Spears' estranged husband Kevin Federline might be devastated by the new of their romance, as the aspi...

Larger HIV Prevention Programs in India are Cheaper, Increase Efficiency

...pes of ongoing prevention interventions: voluntary counselling and testing, programs targeting sex workers, treatment for curable sexually transmitted diseases, information, education and communication initiatives, risk reduction programs for injection drug users and programs preventing transmission of HIV from ...

'Sexually Active' Malawians Urged to Take HIV Tests

...ficial figures. Mtemwa Nyangulu, HIV testing and counselling officer at the Ministry of Health headquarters in the administrative capital Lilongwe, told AFP: "We have targetted to test more people this year by going to rural areas and using mobile clinics at 350 sites." About 97,000 people were tested in 200...

Hospital Provides an Oppurtunity to Quit Smoking

...be enhanced if patients receive smoking cessation counselling during their stay, and then have at least one mont...ntensive interventions with at least 30 minutes of counselling in the hospital and at least one-month of additional supportive care after the stay show any signifi...

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

... "That's not very good therapy," said Gupta. But counselling is vital, Gupta said, especially for learning how ...millions of poor children who suffer sexual abuse, counselling of this nature is rarely an option, unless they make their way to child welfare shelters that are fe...

Side Effects of Natural Health Products With Prescription Drugs Under-reported

...at most pharmacists spent up to 30 minutes per day counselling patients on the use of natural health products, while only five per cent of patients who purchase such products asked about potential drug interactions. The public is less likely to see natural health products as risky, Dr. Vohra noted. The lack ...

Japanese are Weighed Down by Deviating from Their Traditional Diet

...abolic disorders. Companies will have to provide counselling on fitness and nutrition to those high-risk employees, business newspaper Nikkei reported recently. To comply with these new regulations, car manufacturer Toyota will launch a health centre January 2008 incorporating the latest diagnostic equipment...

AIDS Patient Helps Others Lead a Positive Life

...rict in Karnataka works among HIV positive people, counselling them on how to overcome their suffering and make life productive. ActionAid organised a four day National Conclave of Marginalized Social Groups here from June 11 where Hina shared her experiences and inspired many AIDS patients who attended the me...

Non-invasive Screening in Early Pregnancy Halves Down's Syndrome Births

... the psychosocial aspects, both as to the pre-test counselling and the womens attitudes," she says....

Early Pregnancy Test Reduces Down Syndrome in Children

... the psychosocial aspects, both as to the pre-test counselling and the womens attitudes, she says....

Non-invasive Screening in Early Pregnancy Halves Down's Syndrome Births

... the psychosocial aspects, both as to the pre-test counselling and the womens attitudes," she says....

Doctors Warn of Deficiencies in Antenatal HIV Testing

...ally refuse testing in pregnancy should be offered counselling by trained health advisers, with mechanisms in pace to offer testing again later in their pregnancy. We see this as a safety net for those let down by the current antenatal system, they conclude....

Vaccines That Kick Drug Habits, Minimize Withdrawal Symptoms Developed

...ce, and that needs to be dealt with either through counselling or behavioural therapies, Kosten said. The findings of the study were presented at the Annual Meeting of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence in Quebec City, Canada....

14-year-old Killed in School Shooting in Canada

...y warned. Dr. Marleen Wong, director of crisis counselling and intervention services for the Los Angeles Unif...n from the school as possible as to whether crisis counselling is available and what additional security is being put in place to make kids feel safe returning to ...

New Drug to Help Kick Smoking Habit Cleared in UK

...0 per pack, should be provided in conjunction with counselling and support. The drug partially stimulates nicotin...ne should normally be provided in conjunction with counselling and support, but if such support is not available, this should not stop smokers receiving treatment ...

Better Access to Testing Urgently Needed to Fight HIV in Asia-Pacific

...s to testing. "We all agree that HIV testing and counselling needs to be improved and scaled-up in the region i...agencies said in a statement. Although voluntary counselling and testing sites have been established in all of the region's countries, poor infrastructure and li...

Army to Conduct Psychological Tests During Recruits to Curb Suicides

...ve with soldiers in the field to provide immediate counselling if the need arises," Mandal explained. The defence...eady taken a series of counter measures, including counselling and yoga classes, to help soldiers cope with stress. This apart, religious teachers, junior commis...

Women Choose Their Men With Their Fathers Resemblance

...d offer new insights in areas such as relationship counselling and psychology. Author Dr Lynda Boothroyd of Durham University explains: While previous research has suggested this to be the case, these controlled results show for certain that the quality of a daughters relationship with her father has an impact...

Row in Australia Over Mental Health Support Available for Returning Soldiers

... that the Federal Government must set up an urgent counselling service specifically for returned soldiers from the Iraq war, so that we don't have any more unnecessary suicides." However, Veterans Affairs Minister Bruce Billson has defended the support services in place for soldiers returning from war zones. ...

Brief Intervention on HIV and Alcohol Risk Encourages Safer Sex

...tions of alcohol use. Overall, the experimental counselling session was associated with more than a 25% increa...ces could be due solely to the increased amount of counselling time given to the intervention-group participants. Finally, they note “the lack of sustainability of...

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