Hypnotherapy offers 81 to 90 percent success rate

Local hypnotherapists open Portland office to relieve chronic pain management, eliminate weight and other issues PORTLAND, Ore. – Bottom line, it works. Hypnotherapy and its efficacy is now endorsed from Forbes magazine to the National Center for Health Statistics, (www.cdc.gov/nchs/data), “biofeedback, hypnotherapy, acupuncture are among treatments with the highest level of acceptance and referral by physician groups, including pediatricians.” Noninvasive and safe, hypnotherapy is … [Read more...]

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Portland Pharmacist Warns About Mixing Prescriptions And Home Remedies

People trying to teach immigrants about the dangers of mixing folk remedies with prescriptions have been overwhelmed with interest. Jasmine Nguyen runs @pharmacy.com, a pharmacy in Southeast Portland. Many of her patients are from Vietnam, Russia, China and Mexico. She estimates 70 percent of her older patients supplement their prescriptions with home remedies. FULL STORY … [Read more...]

Help with health plans

Mara Woloshin is pleased to announce a new affiliation. In addition to her full-service boutique agency Woloshin Communications Inc., Mara has expanded her ability to provide individuals 65 and under and 65 and over with advice, counsel and choice for affordable health care. In March, Mara became a licensed agent with HealthMarkets working out of the office in Tigard, Oregon. HealthMarkets, with a network of 180 nationally recognized carriers, offers a wide variety of plans, from individual … [Read more...]

Ready to set goals for success?

Laugh and Learn with... Mara Woloshin, MA, APR, Fellow Public Relations Society of America Ever since Mara presenting her keynote: Growing Up Goldberg in 2006, Mara (whose parents were really married six times on rollercoasters in 1938), has been reaching and interactively teaching audiences with gentle humor combined with “how-to” handouts and interactive exercises that participants can immediately take back and utilize in their workplace. An unusual trainer who develops lasting relationships … [Read more...]

New customer management program partners with family of companies, creates firewall against health care fraud, waste and abuse

April 11, 2016   New customer management program partners with family of companies, creates firewall against health care fraud, waste and abuse Last year AREScms officially offered Medicare and Medicaid technology software solutions to the health insurance industry. New partnerships now offer multiple compliance solutions and easy, intuitive use for health plans, brokers, FMOs and others.   Vancouver, Washington — Insurance brokers and general agents were the first and unexpected … [Read more...]

First Olga M. Haley Mentorship Award Honors Legendary Local Public Relations Practitioners

Patti Atkins, APR, Chuck Williams, APR, and Mara Woloshin, APR, Fellow PRSA to be honored at the 2014 Spotlight Awards ceremony on Oct. 16 in Portland Portland, Ore. – Patti Atkins, APR, Chuck Williams, APR, and Mara Woloshin, APR, Fellow PRSA will receive the first Olga M. Haley Mentorship Award, presented by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Portland Metro Chapter. Atkins, Williams, and Woloshin will be honored at the PRSA Spotlight Awards, held on Thursday, Oct. 16 from … [Read more...]

Meet the Portland man with an eye for eyeballs

Forty years ago, Kurtis Kirk was sitting in the passenger seat of his girlfriend’s car as they were driving along a road in Longview, Washington, oblivious to the danger ahead. Some guys in a white Chevy pickup truck apparently thought the couple was tailgating them. She swerved to avoid them and everyone stopped. Then the guys in the pickup jumped out and approached the car. “I said, ‘I’m not looking for trouble,’” Kirk recalled. “They opened the door and tried to drag me out. A guy … [Read more...]

Prescription veggies? CareOregon pilot program helps patients eat healthier food

Since everyone knows prescriptions are for medicine, Jamie Johnson was a little surprised when her doctor handed her one for something more basic: healthy food. “I thought she was joking,” said Johnson, a single mom who lives in Gresham. “Any little bit helps.” Johnson used her prescription, really a $15 voucher, on Friday at My Street Grocery’s trolley, which was parked at the Rockwood Community Health Center. CareOregon is piloting a six-week project called Food Rx at three Portland … [Read more...]

Summer Brings Exciting New Events to Woloshin Communications, Inc.

Portland, OR – July 7, 2014 - As the wet days of an Oregon spring drift into memory, Portlanders head outside to enjoy all that the city has to offer. At Woloshin Communications, public relations practitioners are meeting up with locals around the region to help build lasting relationships, promote healthy living, and open conversations around the health care industry. Some of their recent events have included a seminar revealing new research on drug addiction treatment therapies within the … [Read more...]