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Capella University Faculty Member Named President of American Psychological Association’s Society of Military Psychology – Dr. Will Wilson is a faculty chair in the online university’s Harold Abel School of Psychology (PRWeb Aug 20, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/CapellaUniversity/onlineuniversity/prweb1222434.htm More Than 1,600 Positions to be Filled at PharmaDiversity Job Board?s eJobFair in September – Event will connect minority job seekers nationwide with positions in pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare industries (PRWeb Aug 19, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1222804.htm Physical Therapy Doctor and Head Injury Survivor Uses Experiences to Write New Book: Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: One Name for Two Diagnoses – Out of Alaska comes Dr. Catherine Mormile, a new leader in health care with her bold, new book, which explains that temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD) are really one word for two diagnoses. One diagnosis, joint TMD presents with measurable structural damage to the cartilage, bones, and ligaments of the joint itself. The other, muscular TMD, presents as a painful condition of the muscles involved in chewing, and often involving the muscles of the scalp, base of neck, and shoulders. With a background of stubbornly surviving near-death on the Iditarod Trail, academic excellence, and scientific inquiry, Dr. Mormile now offers her one-of-a-kind way of thinking and approach to the nagging problem of TMD to all. (PRWeb Aug 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1207114.htm Sierra Tucson Awarded JCAHO Accreditation RenewalSierra Tucson, a world-renowned premier treatment center and psychiatric hospital, announces their Accreditation renewal by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). (PRWeb Aug 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/SierraTucson/2008/prweb1210154.htm Counselors Prepare to Assist Returning Servicemembers – 98% of American Counseling Association members have taken action to increase their understanding of post-combat mental health issues, Capella University survey says (PRWeb Aug 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/capellauniversity/mentalhealth/prweb1204164.htm Jewish Association on Aging To Host Local Workshops for Caregivers of Those Suffering from Dementia – This release offers details about a new series of workshops created to help Pittsburgh-area caregivers better meet the needs of those suffering from dementia as well as proactively safeguard their own cognitive health. (PRWeb Aug 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1208944.htm What’s Making Workers Unhealthy? Workers Themselves Tell LifeCare® – This release shares the results of a poll asking workers to name the issues having the most negative impact on their health. (PRWeb Aug 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1209564.htm CME Outfitters Announces New neuroscienceCME Clinical Navigator?: “Atypical Antipsychotics for Depressive Symptoms in Patients with Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder” – New CE monograph, edited by Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD, reviews neurobiological and clinical evidence related to the pathophysiology, presentation, and management of bipolar depression, with a specific emphasis on atypical antipsychotics. (PRWeb Aug 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1203884.htm NESCA Clinical Staff Trained in Collaborative Problem Solving – NESCA Director Dr. Ann Helmus reported that In mid-July, 2008, her group’s entire clinical staff of neuropsychologists and other specialists successfully completed two days of intensive training in the “collaborative problem-solving approach” to treating so-called “explosive kids”, that is, children who have been labeled as unmotivated or even willfully oppositional or defiant, and given to uncontrollable emotional outbursts.This ground-breaking technique builds upon the philosophy that in terms of meeting parental, academic or social expectations, “children do well if they can,” and that if they can’t, it’s because something–an unsolved problem or lagging cognitive skill–is getting in their way. (PRWeb Aug 14, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1204514.htm Concierge Medicine–Premier Medical Service for a Price – With patients demanding a greater level of customer service during office visits and physicians receiving reduced amounts of income through standard insurance reimbursements, a growing trend in the healthcare profession is the practice of “concierge medicine.” However, there are important ethical and legal questions that surround this controversial approach to patient care, as discussed in a special report in the most recent edition of the Jackson & Coker Industry Report entitled “Concierge Medicine–A Growing Trend?” (PRWeb Aug 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1201784.htm HeartMath Offers New Resources and Web-based Tools to Help People Stay Resilient through Tough Times – HeartMath®, internationally recognized for their scientifically validated approach to stress and anxiety, is offering a number of resources to help people find a little more ease through these tough times – from free monthly webinars and educational downloads, to new web applications designed to help people better manage stress and their convenient and widely popular mobile emWave® technology. (PRWeb Aug 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1206934.htm Employee Involvement Is Key to Long-Term Pharmacy Cost Control, Finds Buck Consultants Survey – Employers plan to significantly involve their workers in long-term strategies to control prescription drug costs. This finding is among the results of a survey released today by Buck Consultants. (PRWeb Aug 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1203584.htm NYC Fitness Trainer Michael Gonzalez-Wallace’s fitness program is featured in O (The Oprah Magazine) as “The World’s Fastest Fitness Program” – NYC fitness trainer Michael Gonzalez-Wallace has developed a new training program called “The Brain Muscle Workout”. This innovative progressive exercise program incorporates simultaneously balance and coordination with traditional strength training movements. .According to O (The Oprah Magazine) “the high repetitions and lightweights deliver a strength workout at the same time as an aerobic one”. Gonzalez-Wallace is launching “The Brain Muscle Workout Fitness Program” for Schools and Clinics.The September issue of O magazine has featured 3 different 10 minute sample workouts and titled the program as “The World’s Fastest Fitness Program” (PRWeb Aug 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1204684.htm Dr. Reid Meloy Will Emcee NAMI San Diego’s Inspiration Awards on Nov. 7 – International speaker and forensic psychologist, Dr. J. Reid Meloy, will emcee the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI San Diego) 30th Anniversary and Inspiration Awards Dinner on Friday, November 7, 2008. The following individuals and organizations will be honored: Geni Cavett, Channel 10 News; Community Alliance for Healthy Minds, Connie & Rex Kennemer, founders; Richard Conklin, LCSW, San Diego Sheriff’s Department; Ellen Frudakis, Co-founder – Impact San Diego; NAMI San Diego’s Multicultural Advisory Board – including representatives from San Diego County Mental Health Services, Community Research Foundation, Family Health Centers of San Diego, UCSD Geriatric Psychiatry, Union of Pan Asian Communities, and NAMI families and consumers; and Vista Hill – represented by Robert Dean, CEO. (PRWeb Aug 13, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1201094.htm HealthForumOnline Named Vericare’s Online Continuing Education (CE) Provider – HealthForumOnline (HFO), a provider of nationally-approved online continuing education (CE/CEU) for psychologists, social workers, counselors, nurses, and other allied health professionals, has been selected as the preferred CE/CEU provider for Vericare, a national provider of mental health services for seniors. This alliance represents HFO’s expansion into servicing the corporate/institutional arena. HFO’s focus on health psychology and behavioral medicine topics, such as healthy aging and coping with severe and chronic illness, is an ideal fit with Vericare’s specialty in geriatric services. Vericare service providers will receive a discount on and free internal reporting of the over 55 online CE/CEU courses in HFO’s CE resource library that are cost-effective and easily accessible online anytime. (PRWeb Aug 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1198104.htm HeartMath® Launches New Program for Psychologists, Counselors and Health Professionals at the American Psychological Association 116th Annual Convention – HeartMath will introduce their uniquely designed HeartMath® Interventions Certification Program at the 2008 American Psychological Association Annual Convention. The Program incorporates HeartMath’s latest research on and understanding of the human emotional system, as well as their tools, protocols and the emWave® technologies. (PRWeb Aug 12, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1201984.htm Pearson Taps Winston-Salem Talent Management and Assessment Firm to Deliver Assessment Training Worldwide – Qualifying.org to offer certification training for Pearson’s Golden Personality Type Profiler assessment. (PRWeb Aug 11, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1191914.htm Brick Township Selects Marathon Health for Employee Health Services – The Township of Brick, New Jersey has become the first government entity in New Jersey to offer an onsite health clinic to its workers and their spouses. The township has selected Marathon Health to develop, implement and manage the onsite clinic. (PRWeb Aug 6, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2008/08/prweb1182164.htm Book ‘Free Mind Free Body’ by D.R. Boisse is Inspiring People Worldwide – Inside D. R. Boisse’s latest book “Free Mind Free Body” readers are finding common sense applications to life which are not typically applied until noticed and understood. This book has 12 easy-to-read chapters on freeing ourselves from self-imposed prisons, self-discovery, learning how our minds work, internal dialogue and the language we use in our communication with self and others, managing emotions and feelings, the importance of physical fitness, and concludes with encouragement for readers to use these newly learned skills to pursue the life they truly desire. (PRWeb Aug 5, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/free_mind_body/author_D_R_Boisse/prweb1173054.htm Has Hollywood’s Diet Obsession Forced the US Government to Take Action? – National Institute of Mental Health currently conducting a study regarding Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as a treatment for Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Hollywood isn’t the only place where unhealthy weight loss is developing into a crisis. BDD is similar to other disorders that respond well to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, including OCD. Dr. Allison Conner provides thoughts on the study. (PRWeb Aug 2, 2008) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/diet/mania/prweb1166004.htm   All content within WomensHealthOnly.com is provided for general information only, and should not be treated as a substitute for the medical advice of your own doctor or any other health care professional. WomensHealthOnly.com is not responsible or liable for any diagnosis made by a user based on the content of WomensHealthOnly.com website.
 

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