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25 May 2016

Potatoes Linked to High Blood Pressure?

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e Potatoes Linked to High Blood Pressure?
Theresa Bebbington
May 19, 2016

Whether you like your potatoes boiled, baked, mashed or as chips, new US research has linked them to an increased risk of developing high blood pressure.

However, other experts argue that no direct cause-and-effect has yet been proven and studying dietary patterns is more useful than concentrating on individual foods.

A Look at Potato-Eating Habits

Researchers based at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School decided to look at whether higher long-term ... read entire story

24 May 2016

New Office Address

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40. Ralls Drive

Cranston,  Rhode Island  02920


20 Danforth St Rehoboth MA office Now  closed

14 Hayward St Cranston RI. Now closed ... read entire story

24 May 2016

Food Nutrition Facts Panel Gets a Makeover

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WebMD Health News
Food Nutrition Facts Panel Gets a Makeover
Brenda Goodman
May 20, 2016

The nutrition facts panel on the back of food packages — that box many of us check to see how many calories and how much fat, protein, and fiber are in the foods we eat — is getting a new look.

Among the key changes:

· A new line will tell people how much sugar has been added to a processed food.

· Serving sizes will be updated to more closely reflect the amount of a food people actually eat. A serving of ice cream, for example, will be ... read entire story

29 Feb 2016

Dr Norma Ann Faraone-Ledgard is…..

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Now offering NeuroFeedback for many different issues, starting with ADD/ADHD. I am currently working with patients that present with this issues as well as a patient who has suffered a stroke. Another patient is receiving NeuroFeedback for anxiety and another for depression.  If interested please call me. It is a self pay treatment and an assessment is conducted at the first visit. 10 to 40 sessions are typical depending upon the issue.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Norma Ann Faraone-Ledgard LCMHC, PhD

Certified in NeuroFeedback/ ... read entire story

28 Feb 2016


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20 Aug 2015

Conflict Resolution Integrated with Stress Management Program 

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Inner Conflict 

Conflict between two people

Conflict among a group 

Conflict within a department 

Conflict throughout an establishment 

This program can help in many ways 

Contact me for details  ... read entire story

20 Aug 2015

Using Cues as a Care Partner

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This was excellently written, an having just finished my Alzhimer / dementia Practitioner Certification Training Program I feel we need to continue to educate ourselves as much as possible since the statistics just keep growing higher and higher …. As to the number of people afflicted with these disorders 

Using Cues as a Care Partnerby Teepa Snow, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
Through my career as an occupational therapist, I have conducted research and provided direct care to a wide variety of people, including those living with dementia. This has allowed me to learn how ... read entire story

13 Aug 2015

Certification Hypnosis Consulting Hypnotist Training Program 

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Wishing to become a certified consulting hypnotist…. Wishing to make your own work hours…..Wishing to set your own fee schedule?   

Then register for your seat in my next program and if you register in August you will receive a $200.00 discount 

Next program will take place from October 25th through Nov 1st 2015 

Interested? Questions? Registration? 

Call 401-241-8368

Seating is limited so don’t delay 

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08 Aug 2015

Dialing for Diabetes: HbA1c Levels Drop With Phone Counseling

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Dialing for Diabetes: HbA1c Levels Drop With Phone CounselingJenni Laidman

July 31, 2015


Phone counseling trumped mailed educational materials when it came to encouraging low-income diabetes patients in the South Bronx to lower HbA1c levels, in a study published online July 29 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Among the 694 participants with type 1 or type 2 diabetes and elevated baseline HbA1c readings, mean HbA1c levels fell by an average of 0.9 among those who received periodic telephone counseling, reported Shadi Chamany, MD, MPH, from the ... read entire story

08 Aug 2015

Overly Picky Eating Could Be a Sign of Deeper Trouble in Kids

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Overly Picky Eating Could Be a Sign of Deeper Trouble in KidsDiedtra Henderson

August 03, 2015


Clinicians should intervene when preschoolers are extremely picky eaters, as even moderate levels of selective eating (SE) are associated with impaired psychological and psychosocial function, according to a study published online August 3 in Pediatrics. Clinicians should not view SE as a phase the child will “grow out of,” write Nancy Zucker, PhD, from the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North ... read entire story