Bad News for Big Medicine

A suicide leads to effort to help NC physicians who are burned out - News & Observer - Friday, August 19, 2016 - 16:52

A suicide leads to effort to help NC physicians who are burned out
News & Observer
Most physicians work between 40 and 60 hours per week, but nearly one-quarter work between 61 and 80 hours per week, according to a study released last year by the American Medical Association. The increased bureaucratic pressures and loss of ...

Sedentary Advisory; PCSK9 Cost; AEDs After Hours | Medpage Today - MedPage Today - Friday, August 19, 2016 - 16:04

MedPage Today

Sedentary Advisory; PCSK9 Cost; AEDs After Hours | Medpage Today
MedPage Today
Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week.

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Army Surgeon Gen: Pot Worse Than Tobacco, But Favors More Research For PTSD - Daily Caller - Friday, August 19, 2016 - 15:49

Army Surgeon Gen: Pot Worse Than Tobacco, But Favors More Research For PTSD
Daily Caller
The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. What's more, the study found low to moderate pot smokers actually showed increased lung function. And there are other studies that show marijuana's effectiveness in treating ...

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JAMA: EHRs aren't keeping up with evolution of other technologies - Healthcare IT News - Friday, August 19, 2016 - 15:03

JAMA: EHRs aren't keeping up with evolution of other technologies
Healthcare IT News
But so has the ubiquity and advancement of many technologies. A new report in the Journal of the American Medical Association, in fact, argued that EHRs need to play catch-up to make the most of other data management advances. As tech-savvy strategies ...

Dr. Johnson joins Hedrick Surgical Associates - Chillicothe Constitution Tribune - Friday, August 19, 2016 - 14:02

Chillicothe Constitution Tribune

Dr. Johnson joins Hedrick Surgical Associates
Chillicothe Constitution Tribune
He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. "I'm excited for the opportunity to work with Dr. Hufford, and to care for the community of Chillicothe and the region,” Dr. Johnson said. “Saint Luke's Health ...

Sympathy for the Narcissists - New York Magazine - Friday, August 19, 2016 - 13:15

New York Magazine

Sympathy for the Narcissists
New York Magazine
According to the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, someone with narcissistic personality disorder “is interpersonally exploitative” and “unwilling to recognize or identify with the feelings and needs of others ...
Why do we fear narcissism?Financial Times

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Fake Medical Organization Publishes Lie-Ridden Manifesto Attacking Transgender Kids - ThinkProgress - Friday, August 19, 2016 - 13:06

ThinkProgress

Fake Medical Organization Publishes Lie-Ridden Manifesto Attacking Transgender Kids
ThinkProgress
Though the American Psychiatric Association has declassified being transgender as a mental disorder, ACP asserts that it is anyway. Their reasoning? Anorexia and Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID) — a rare condition in which people believe they ...

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Taking Medication for Depression Doesn't Mean I'm Weak - Greatist - Friday, August 19, 2016 - 12:09

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Taking Medication for Depression Doesn't Mean I'm Weak
Greatist
About a year ago, I started taking an antidepressant. Until then, I had been terrified of meds, even when my first therapist told me she thought I needed them. At the time, I was 22, unhappily married, and more depressed than I had ever been ...

One Piece 837 Spoilers: Nami to Fight Brulee; Luffy to Power Up - The Bitbag - Friday, August 19, 2016 - 10:32

The Bitbag

One Piece 837 Spoilers: Nami to Fight Brulee; Luffy to Power Up
The Bitbag
In Chapter 836, still in the Seducing Woods, our heroes try to escape Cracker, Randolph, and the other Homies. They finally learn that Big Mom's husband, which we like to call “the apple juice guy”, is the father of Lola and Chiffon. His name is ...

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Dr. Zorba Paster: Learning about a mistake helps with healing and closure - Chippewa Herald - Friday, August 19, 2016 - 10:09

Dr. Zorba Paster: Learning about a mistake helps with healing and closure
Chippewa Herald
A recent article in Journal of the American Medical Association's Surgery looked at how surgeons deal with the issue of surgical mistakes. Before I go into the details, I want to put in a good word for all of my surgical colleagues. They are on the ...

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