Bad News for Big Medicine

Provider shortage a barrier to opioid dependence treatment, Avalere finds - Healthcare Dive - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 14:37

Provider shortage a barrier to opioid dependence treatment, Avalere finds
Healthcare Dive
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) — considered the gold standard in addiction care — has strong support from addiction experts, the American Medical Association and Food and Drug Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. However, provider shortage issues could ...

NAMI Recognizes Smithfield Foods' Facilities for Environmental and Safety Achievements - CSRwire.com (press release) - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 14:36

CSRwire.com (press release)

NAMI Recognizes Smithfield Foods' Facilities for Environmental and Safety Achievements
CSRwire.com (press release)
SMITHFIELD, Va., Feb. 23 /CSRwire/ - Smithfield Foods, Inc. announced today that the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) recognized 43 of the company's U.S. facilities and hog operations for environmental achievements, as well as 24 company locations ...

Vancouver Happiest Hour aims to be sober but not solemn - The Columbian - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 14:08

The Columbian

Vancouver Happiest Hour aims to be sober but not solemn
The Columbian
She didn't keep it private; what she learned and remade about herself, she wanted to share with others. As an eager new life-and-recovery coach, she said, she considered it important to spread the word about the “silent drinking epidemic among women ...

Gianficaro: Students to lawmakers: It's the guns, stupid - Burlington County Times - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 11:40

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Gianficaro: Students to lawmakers: It's the guns, stupid
Burlington County Times
When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered those words in 1963, he did so in the context of explaining the rationalization of the enslavement, mistreatment and vilification of African-Americans by the white community. Five years later, a white ...
Gianficaro: Survivors of Parkland school shooting tell lawmakers to change gun laws or change jobsBucks County Courier Times

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Manuscript Editor - Folio Magazine - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 10:48

Manuscript Editor
Folio Magazine
The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. Please apply at https://ama-assn.csod.com/ats/careersite ...

Is your physician burned out? - Bend Bulletin - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 05:45

Bend Bulletin

Is your physician burned out?
Bend Bulletin
While doctors talk about the practice of medicine as an art as much as a science, the system is quickly converting doctors, nurses and other providers into highly educated and highly paid factory workers. Health care systems count the number of ...

Fact-checking claims about gun violence and mental illness - Bend Bulletin - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 05:45

Bend Bulletin

Fact-checking claims about gun violence and mental illness
Bend Bulletin
Overall, mass shootings by people with serious mental illness represent 1 percent of all gun homicides each year, according to the book “Gun Violence and Mental Illness” published by the American Psychiatric Association in 2016. To be sure, gun ...

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Weight-loss study sheds new light on major factors - The Philadelphia Tribune - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 05:11

The Philadelphia Tribune

Weight-loss study sheds new light on major factors
The Philadelphia Tribune
The results suggest that “precision medicine is not as important as eating mindfully, getting rid of packaged, processed food” and avoiding unhealthy habits like eating while watching television, said lead author Christopher Gardner. The study was ...
Eating 'better' is better than counting calories for weight loss, study findsWTOP
Time to focus more on diet quality than diet type, study suggestsMinnPost
Low-fat or low-carb: which diet leads to more weight-loss?Times LIVE
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Healthcare price-fixing and overregulation are a big brake on prosperity and economic growth - Washington Examiner - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 05:05

Washington Examiner

Healthcare price-fixing and overregulation are a big brake on prosperity and economic growth
Washington Examiner
The Federal Trade Commission long ago halted the American Medical Association's practice of setting fees. But it has been oddly negligent in ignoring the comprehensive and collusive price-fixing by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and all ...

Too many selfies? You may have "selfitis" - Valley News Live - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 03:29

Valley News Live

Too many selfies? You may have "selfitis"
Valley News Live
CBS NEWS - NEW YORK Selfies have become a part of daily life for many Americans, but if you're taking too many, psychologists say you might have "selfitis." Sisters Taelor and Tia Smith, and their friend, Tikia Travis, say they snap hundreds of selfies ...

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