Patients who were sexually active before suffering a heart attack were one and a half times more likely to recapture their sex lives if they received guidance on the topic before leaving the hospital, a new study finds.
Specialized fantasy computer therapy is just as effective as face-to-face counseling with a clinician for adolescents with depression, according to a new study.
Scientists are reporting development and successful testing in laboratory mice of a substance that shows promise for becoming the first antidote for cocaine toxicity in humans.
Voluntary testing and counseling (VT/C) for HIV or sexually transmitted infections (STI) reduces drug users' risk sexual bahaviors, a new study found.
A newly published article in the journal Nursing for Women's Health highlights the importance of a woman's ability to time her childbearing. The author asserts that contraception is a means of health promotion and women who work with their health care providers to ensure they are healthy prior to conceiving can minimize their risk of complications during pregnancy and childbirth.
Have you watched the movie Friday the 13th? Scary, isn’t it? Well, perhaps not quite as scary as the infamous Rebecca Black song, “Friday” – but close enough. If you are one of those who carries around a rabbit’s foot and strokes it all day long for good luck or makes a wish after blowing away a fallen eyelash – then you are probably in the midst of bolting your doors, turning on all the lights and hiding under the comforting warmth of your comforter. Tomorrow just so happens to be Friday the ...
Anita lifted the sky-blue burqa from her face, revealing glazed eyes and cracked lips from years of smoking opium, and touched her saggy belly, still round from giving birth to her seventh child a month ago.
Nearly 4,000 counselors, counselor educators, and counseling students from across the U.S. and 30 countries are attending the American Counseling Association (ACA) 2012 Conference & Expo in San Francisco, March 21-25.
Since youth sexting has become a national concern, many states have acted to address the issue. However, a new national poll measuring public opinion about such legislation found that the vast majority of adults do not support legal consequences for teens who sext.
Half of all employees who say that they do not feel valued at work report...
Rhonda Jackson, Executive Director of Excelsior Multi-Cultural Institute, has been named a Cambridge Who's Who Executive of the Year in Education and Counseling Services. While inclusion in the Cambridge Who's Who Registry is an honor
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi, in a deal that would allow him to keep his badge and gun, pleaded guilty on Monday to a lesser misdemeanor charge in a spousal-abuse case linked to a New Year's Eve quarrel with his estranged wife.
ALEXANDRIA, VA.....Membership in the American Counseling Association (ACA) topped 50,000 at end of February, an increase of 10% as compared to the same period in 2011. Membership rose to 50,219, the highest in 9 years.
University of Phoenix and Education Management Solutions (EMS) today announced that University of Phoenix has enhanced its Phoenix-based Master of Science in Counseling program with the addition of EMS’ system, Total Counseling, a training, assessment and debriefing software that enables educators to easily evaluate students' progress in the clinical environment, leading to better student and client outcomes.
Lifestyle changes—such as getting more exercise, time in nature, or helping others—can be as effective as drugs or counseling to treat an array of mental illnesses,