Health And Wellness

 

Health Reform Tips for Consumers

February 14, 2013

By Stacy Collins, MSW A Consumer’s Guide to the 2014 Affordable Care Act Changes The Affordable Care Act, signed into law in 2010, has...

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Living With Scoliosis: Q&A With Leah Stoltz and Silas Kelly, MSW-S

July 21, 2011

By Leah Stoltz and Silas Kelly, MSW-S  Introduction: Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine that occurs most often during the growth...

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Excerpt from the book “Worried Sick” by Karol Ward, LCSW

July 11, 2011

By Karol Ward, MSW, LCSW   Chapter Six: Food and Mood In this chapter, we will examine how food can be either our friend or foe when it comes...

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Practicing Tolerance and Responsibility

January 10, 2011

By Maura McGovern Moore, LCSW   Tolerance of the ego-yours and theirs Remember, we all have egos, so don't judge another's ego without...

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It All Begins With a Thought!

November 3, 2010

By Nilda Perez, MSW, LCSW-R, CCLC   Introduction It all begins with a thought.   Are you aware that your thoughts command the attention of...

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Taking Pills to Treat Cancer: The Importance of Doing It Right

April 22, 2010

By Stacy Collins, MSW The Changing Landscape of Cancer Treatment Treating Cancer With Pills What Is Adherence? Why...

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Adolescent Cancer Survivors and Substance Abuse Risk

December 8, 2008

By Barbara Jones, PhD, Jessica Parker-Raley, MA, and Elizabeth C. Pomeroy, PhD, LCSW   Introduction Adolescent Cancer Survivors...

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Establishing Healthy Eating Habits in Families

December 1, 2008

By Caroline Kay Bires-Cook, MSW   Introduction Family Role Parent-child Relationship and the Division of Responsibility...

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A Mother’s Journey: A Child’s Epilepsy and the Effects on the Family

July 29, 2008

By Stacey Bergman, MA, MSW, LCSW   Introduction The Nature of Seizures Natalie's...

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Three Questions About Coping and HIV Prevention Among Gay and Bisexual Men

July 8, 2008

By James I. Martin, PhD, LCSW Introduction Coping refers to the ways in which people respond, either consciously or unconsciously, to stress. For...

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