Recently diagnosed cancer patients who smoke are significantly more likely to quit and remain tobacco-free if they receive frequent and sustained telephone counseling, according to a new study led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).
Fathers are more likely to be referred for diet or exercise counseling because they are overweight than childless men, according to a study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.
The US Medicare said it will pay doctors to help patients plan what kind of care they want at the end of life, an idea more broadly accepted than six years ago when it touched off a political uproar about 'death panels'.
British children at leading independent schools are being forced into the hands of professional counselors to help them cope with the pressures of appearing popular on social media, a leading headmaster has warned.
For the second year, State Welfare Organization will offer "counseling coupons" to help needy people meet the cost of marriage counseling, said Mehdi Mirmohammad Sadeqi, the head of the Office for Counseling and Psychology affiliated to SWO.