More MS news articles for May 2001

'How to Get the Support You Need' Focus of Live Online Call-in Program HealthTalk Live! on May 16th

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Friday May 11  7:58pm
Source: PR Newswire

SEATTLE, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients living with a chronic condition or serious health concern can learn how to get valuable support in coping with their condition by listening to the latest edition of HealthTalk Live!, Wednesday, May 16, 2001, 5:30 p.m. Pacific/ 8:30 p.m. Eastern at www.healthtalk.com.

The program "How to Get the Support You and Your Family Need" will discuss what help is available, how to get it, and why it is so important in coping with the physical and emotional challenges facing people with a chronic condition, and their families. Listeners will hear from expert chaplains, social workers, and leaders of Internet patient communities and prominent patient advocacy groups about the wealth of resources they can access.

Host Andrew Schorr, himself a cancer survivor, comments, "When you are diagnosed with a serious illness, after you pick yourself up off the floor, you wonder where to turn for support. It is tough for you and your family physically and emotionally. People tell you that you are not alone, but how do you start getting help? On this program, we'll give you the answers."

Participants include:

Created and produced by HealthTalk Interactive, HealthTalk Live! is a series of free, live, twice-monthly webcasts that connect top medical experts and experienced patients with callers and on-line visitors. Future topics include Sex And Intimacy for people living with serious conditions, What do your Test Results Mean?, and Fighting Depression and Fatigue. HealthTalk Live! is co-hosted by HealthTalk Interactive's co-founder and cancer survivor Andrew Schorr and medical director Royce Morrison, M.D., a 25-year board-certified medical internist. To access current or archived programs, visit www.healthtalk.com .

HealthTalk Interactive, Inc(R). (HTI) is a multi-channel communications company providing in-depth live and on-demand information and support to people with serious health concerns. HealthTalk Interactive's patient information web site HealthTalk.com (www.healthtalk.com) features unique disease-focused networks for many health conditions including certain cancers, asthma, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and women's health. Thousands of visitors each day visit the site for interactive multi-media programs featuring interviews with leading physicians, researchers, celebrities, and experienced patients who provide perspective and address existing and emerging treatments. HTI also delivers important product-focused information for patients, family members and healthcare professionals through their RxSite division at www.RxSite.com .

Contact:
Dashiel Wham, HealthTalk Interactive
206-957-0111  dashw@healthtalk.com

Source: HealthTalk Interactive, Inc.
Contact: Dashiel Wham of HealthTalk Interactive, Inc., 206-957-0111, or dashw@healthtalk.com