Cultural differences

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Use of Spiritual Healers Reduces Cultural Misunderstandings and Conflicts and Increases Satisfaction Among Hospitalized Hmong Patients 11/18/09

Hmong spiritual healers (shamans) conduct healing ceremonies for hospitalized Hmong patients, leading to fewer cultural misunderstandings and conflicts and increased patient satisfaction.

Weight Loss Center Aims to Help Rural, Obese Children Improve Mental and Physical Health by Integrating Medical, Psychosocial, and Nutrition Services 08/04/08

The Pediatric Healthy Weight Research and Treatment Center provides multidisciplinary evaluation and treatment for overweight, low-income youth in eastern North Carolina.

Outdoor Experiential Youth Development Program Reduces Substance Use and Related Problems Among American Indian Adolescents 02/25/08

Project Venture is an outdoor experiential youth development program designed to prevent substance abuse and related problems among American Indian youth, including high-risk youth.

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