Category Archives: Patient Education

Just Published: The Must-Have Resource for Clinicians Treating Patients with BED

You get the questions. We have the answers. Written in a question and answer format, Questions and Answers about Binge Eating Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians provides answers to the questions most commonly asked by practitioners treating patients with binge … Continue reading




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Recently Published: 100 Questions & Answers About Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia and its related conditions are all too common among young adults and are prevalent in about 1% of the general population. This is a devastating disorder of thinking; if gone undetected and thus untreated it can lead to robbing … Continue reading




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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Brings Awareness to a Little Understood Disease

Over the past few weeks, the social media phenomenon known as the Ice Bucket Challenge has brought unprecedented attention and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. With everyone from Charlie Rose to Benedict Cumberbatch … Continue reading




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July is UV Protection Month!

Did you know July is UV Safety Month? With summer in the air and summer vacations in the horizon, it’s easy to forget to bring sunscreen and prevent a sunburn that can lead to worse conditions down the road. Skin … Continue reading




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It’s World Cancer Day

Today, the world unites to raise awareness and fight cancer. Celebrated every February 4, World Cancer Day is a global initiative of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) that seeks to improve collective knowledge around cancer while challenging misconceptions … Continue reading




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November is American Diabetes Month

November marks the annual observance of American Diabetes Month (ADM). Spearheaded by the American Diabetes Association, ADM is a time to raise awareness of diabetes, a metabolic disease in which the body’s inability to produce any or enough insulin causes … Continue reading




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Jones & Bartlett Learning Title Featured on Grammy Award Website

Studies have shown that music therapy supports cancer patients through their treatment. It has been proven to promote wellness, manage stress, alleviate pain, enhance memory, help patients communicate and express feelings, and even promote physical rehabilitation. Grammy.com, the website for … Continue reading




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World Stroke Day 2013

From our Public Safety blog: October 29, 2013 is World Stroke Day. Join Jones & Bartlett Learning in spreading the word that stroke is preventable and treatable—tell 6 people that today is World Stroke Day! Did you know? Stroke can … Continue reading




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October is Health Literacy Month

October marks the 14th anniversary of Health Literacy Month, a grassroots initiative founded by award-winning Jones & Bartlett Learning author, Helen Osborne, to raise awareness about the need for more easily understandable health communication. This year’s theme is “Be a … Continue reading




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New Implanted Defibrillator Works Without Touching Heart

Reposted from the American Heart Association’s blog. A new type of defibrillator implanted under the skin can detect dangerously abnormal heart rhythms and deliver shocks to restore a normal heartbeat without wires touching the heart, according to research in the … Continue reading




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