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Doctor's health habits affect patient counseling

Physician's confidence in their abilities to counsel patients on a healthy diet and exercise may be related to their own personal habits, according to a study by the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center.

dateSep 21, 2010 in Health
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Bullying can be a summertime issue, too

(Phys.org) -- The threat of bullying doesn't stop at the schoolyard gate nor does it end when the final bell signals the beginning of summer vacation, warns Dr. Jennifer Caudle of the University of Medicine and Dentistry ...

dateJul 06, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Preventive cancer surgeries save women's lives

A new study underscores the importance for women with a family history of breast or ovarian cancer to get genetic counseling and testing for the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that make them more likely to develop lethal breast or ...

dateAug 31, 2010 in Cancer
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Doctors don't 'get' their patients

US physicians are often poor judges of their patients' health beliefs, according to a new study by Dr. Richard Street from Texas A&M University and Paul Haidet from The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, USA. ...

dateJul 26, 2010 in Health
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