Tag Archives: Health

Talking to a therapist through Alexa could make mental health care more accessible

Starting this summer, you’ll be able to talk to a therapist through Amazon Alexa. For the many people who struggle with anxiety and depression, it’s a huge challenge to find an affordable therapist. Now, a growing group of apps, including Talkspace and The Difference, are looking to solve the problem by using technology to improve… Read More »

5 quick PR tricks to cover up a lack of real health care news

As all researchers know, science is a grinding parade of failure and dead ends. But as we’ve often written, news release writers sometimes seem hell-bent on making the public believe otherwise. Like expert makeup artists, they can add sparkle to lackluster findings, mask blemishes in study designs, and smooth over unimpressive data. One thing I… Read More »

Health Behavior and Health Education

What do you see as the strengths and weaknesses of the Transtheoretical Model? TMM has both criticisms and strengths. One of the major strength of TMM is that this model addresses the phases or stages that are experienced by an individuals before they may execute actions to change their health behaviors. These stages include precontemplation,… Read More »