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

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 8, 2017 11:09:09 AM

    You get the questions. We have the answers.

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    Topics: physicians, AED, awareness, BED, Binge Eating Disorder, medicine, NEDA, Oliver-Pyatt, patient education, prescribing, Pharma, patient education

    Recently Published: 100 Questions & Answers About Schizophrenia

    Posted by Lindsay White on Jul 21, 2016 10:38:40 AM

    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 an individual of his or her life's goals and aspirations as it develops. If unchecked, it can lead to either suicidal or violent behavior towards others because the affected individual may become plagued by increasing paranoia, bothersome auditory hallucinations commanding various actions, and a general withdrawal from reality. Lately some unfortunate cases of developing schizophrenia have made the news because of the tragic and deadly events they initiated. These have spurred controversial gun control debates and have brought mental illness to the forefront of these debates about government legislation nationally.

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    Topics: education, awareness, medicine, patient education, mental health, General Medicine, Authors, Pyschiatry & Mental Health, patient education

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Brings Awareness to a Little Understood Disease

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 22, 2014 11:06:52 AM
    The Jones & Bartlett Learning marketing team taking part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
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    Topics: ALS, Ice Bucket Challenge, Lou Gehrig’s Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Lee Guion, patient education, Respiratory Care, Respiratory Management of ALS, General Medicine

    July is UV Protection Month!

    Posted by jadef on Jul 10, 2014 4:30:13 PM

    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.

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    Topics: patient education, General Medicine, sunscreen, UV Month, UV protection

    It’s World Cancer Day

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 4, 2014 3:48:30 AM

    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 around the disease. Fittingly, this year’s theme is “Debunk the Myths.” The UICC is concentrating specifically dispelling four myths:

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    Topics: oncology, patient education, UICC, Union for International Cancer Control, World Cancer Day, oncology

    November is American Diabetes Month

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Nov 1, 2013 1:14:10 AM

    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 elevated levels of glucose in the blood.

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    Topics: patient education, Tarascon, American Diabetes Association, endocrinology, General Medicine, insulin, american diabetes month, diabetes, Hospital Medicine Blog, patient education

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Title Featured on Grammy Award Website

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Oct 30, 2013 7:46:33 PM

    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.

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    Topics: oncology, patient education, grammy, grammy.com, Authors, laurel fishman, music, Music and Cancer: A Prescription for Healing, Nimesh P Nagarsheth, Reviews, MD

    World Stroke Day 2013

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 29, 2013 2:34:07 PM

    From our Public Safety blog:

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    Topics: health, awareness, patient education, World Stroke Day, World Stroke Organization, American Stroke Association, medical services, safety, Stroke

    October is Health Literacy Month

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Oct 7, 2013 10:17:36 PM

    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 Health Literacy Hero.”

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    Topics: health literacy month, Helen Osborne, patient education, Global Health Blog

    New Implanted Defibrillator Works Without Touching Heart

    Posted by Jennifer Sharp on Aug 25, 2013 2:13:47 PM

    Reposted from the American Heart Association's blog.

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    Topics: patient education, American Heart Association, AHA, cardiac arrest, General Medicine, heart attack, Cardiology, defribillator

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