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Health promotion

May/June 2011 Issue
Encouraging Patients to Change Unhealthy Behaviors With Motivational Interviewing [Feature]

This simple interviewing technique is designed to stimulate patients' desire to change and give them the confidence to do so.


March/April 2011 Issue
Four Strategies for Promoting Healthy Lifestyles in Your Practice [Feature]

When practices promote fitness as the treatment of choice for all patients, good things happen.


November/December 2010 Issue
What a Patient's Numbers Don't Tell [The Last Word]

Sometimes, what matters most is how far a patient has come.


September/October 2010 Issue
Health Coaching for Patients With Chronic Illness [Feature]

Does your practice “give patients a fish” or “teach patients to fish”?


May-Jun 2009 Issue
The Problem With Diet and Exercise Plans [Opinion]

Patients don't need more knowledge; they need a number to shoot for.


May 2006 Issue
An Update on Tobacco Cessation Reimbursement [Feature]

Slowly but surely, it's getting easier to help your patients kick the habit.


May 2004 Issue
How to Make the Media Your Public Health Partner [Feature]

Your local media can help you promote good health care to your entire community.


May 2002 Issue
Does Health Habit Advice Affect Patient Satisfaction? [Improving Patient Care]

The article will explore how patients feel about and respond to health habit counseling provided by their family physician, relying on data from the Direct Observation of Primary Care study.


Jan 2000 Issue
The Value of Brief, Targeted Smoking-Cessation Advice [Improving Patient Care]

The article, part of a series based on research from the Direct Observation of Primary Care Study, will show how a few minutes of smoking cessation advice from a family physician can be successful in helping patients break their addictions.


Apr 1999 Issue
Making Wellness Medicine Work [Feature]

Following a program like the author's, you can turn annual physical exams into an ongoing process of prevention and health improvement.


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