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This trial studies how well an informational intervention works in increasing lactation practices by African American women. Giving additional information about breastfeeding and breast ca...
This randomized phase III trial studies how well a multimedia self-management intervention works in preparing family caregivers and patients with stage I-III lung cancer for lung cancer su...
This randomized clinical trial studies how well social-media intervention works in reducing indoor tanning in high-risk indoor tanners. Social-media intervention delivered via Facebook may...
This trial studies how well Young Melanoma Family Facebook intervention or Healthy Lifestyle Facebook intervention works in improving skin examination in participants with melanoma and the...
The study will evaluate the effectiveness of a media-based self-guided motivational intervention to reduce alcohol-exposed pregnancies (AEP) among women 18 to 44 years of age living in Flo...
This study examined the relationships across social media use, social support, depression, and general psychological disposition among people with movement or mobility disabilities in Korea. First, wi...
The purpose of this study is to test the feasibility of delivering an intervention that combines healthy lifestyle behaviors related to weight management with asthma self-management, the Living Health...
Underpinned by the Healthy Universities settings concept, this paper presents a holistic intervention approach, called ARK, to improve the health and well-being of academic staff. ARK (a Norwegian acr...
There is strong evidence for the need to educate and empower women of color breast cancer survivors (WCBCS) to adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors. The purpose of this study was to explore feasibility a...
Both epidemiological studies and randomised controlled trials have shown that meat-eating can be harmful to human health. Meat-eating is also considered to be a moral issue, impacting negatively on th...
A study in which observations are made before and after an intervention, both in a group that receives the intervention and in a control group that does not.
A study that uses observations at multiple time points before and after an intervention (the "interruption"), in an attempt to detect whether the intervention has had an effect significantly greater than any underlying trend over time.
Persons with no known significant health problems who are recruited to participate in research to test a new drug, device, or intervention as controls for a patient group. (from http://clinicalcenter.nih.gov/recruit/volunteers.html, accessed 2/14/2013)
Means of postcoital intervention to avoid pregnancy, such as the administration of POSTCOITAL CONTRACEPTIVES to prevent FERTILIZATION of an egg or implantation of a fertilized egg (OVUM IMPLANTATION).
The use of severity-of-illness measures, such as age, to estimate the risk (measurable or predictable chance of loss, injury or death) to which a patient is subject before receiving some health care intervention. This adjustment allows comparison of performance and quality across organizations, practitioners, and communities. (from JCAHO, Lexikon, 1994)