Health Coach Huddle, May 2012
May 2012 Volume IV, Issue 13

  1. Hypertension Drug Adherence Linked to Less Hospitalizations, Medical Costs

  2. New Chart: Who's Eligible for Smoking Cessation Programs?

  3. 1 in 5 Pregnant White Women Smoke Cigarettes

  4. New Educational Video Series Targets Spanish-Speaking Diabetic Patients

  5. Want to Quit Smoking? Acupuncture or Hypnosis Might Work

  6. Older Women at Greater Risk of Stroke Than Men, Despite Taking Anticoagulants

  7. Health Coach Profile — Meet Claudine Reilly: Engaging Employees in Health Behavior Change

  8. Q&A: Will PCPs be trained in health coaching theory?

  9. HealthSounds Podcast: The Patient Experience — How to Keep the Healthcare Customer Satisfied

  10. States Hungry for Obesity and Weight Management Programs

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