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Advocate now for the Mental Health Reform Act - www.behavioral.net (blog) - Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 16:26

Advocate now for the Mental Health Reform Act
www.behavioral.net (blog)
I want to raise a strong call to action. We need to pass the Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 (MHRA16) (S. 2680) this year. However, the likelihood of doing so is decreasing with every passing day as spring moves quickly toward summer. For all ...

Books|Review: In Joe Hill's 'The Fireman,' a Plague That Sends People Up in Flames - New York Times - Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 15:34

Books|Review: In Joe Hill's 'The Fireman,' a Plague That Sends People Up in Flames
New York Times
“The Fireman” is only the fourth novel by Joe Hill. And two of the first three — the killer debut, “Heart-Shaped Box” (2007), and the whopping, immersive “NOS4A2” (2013) — have felt like major events on the sheer strength of Mr. Hill's imagination ...

Watchdog Group CCHR Seeks to Stop American Psychiatric Association's Push to Reclassify Electroshock Devices for ... - PR Newswire (press release) - Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 20:14

Watchdog Group CCHR Seeks to Stop American Psychiatric Association's Push to Reclassify Electroshock Devices for ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights will be protesting the American Psychiatric Association (APA) in Atlanta, Georgia on May 14th to oppose their recent push to reclassify electroshock devices to include its use on children. CCHR ...

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'Major' Ketamine Discovery May Lead to New Antidepressants - Medscape - Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 14:24

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'Major' Ketamine Discovery May Lead to New Antidepressants
Medscape
"This discovery changes our understanding of how this rapid antidepressant mechanism works and holds promise for the development of more robust and safer treatments," study investigator Carlos Zarate, MD, National Institute of Mental Health, Methesda, ...

Intra-Cellular Therapies to Present at the American Psychiatric Association 169th Annual Meeting and the Society of ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) - Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 12:04

Intra-Cellular Therapies to Present at the American Psychiatric Association 169th Annual Meeting and the Society of ...
GlobeNewswire (press release)
NEW YORK, May 10, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITCI), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutics for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, today announced that data related to ...

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Books|Review: 'Night Sky With Exit Wounds,' Verses From Ocean Vuong - New York Times - Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 09:53

Books|Review: 'Night Sky With Exit Wounds,' Verses From Ocean Vuong
New York Times
“The treetops glisten and children listen, the chief of police/ facedown in a pool of Coca-Cola./ A palm-sized photo of his father soaking/ beside his left ear.” As Bing Crosby croons the benediction “May all your Christmases be white,” the Saigon sky ...

Book Review|'You May Also Like' and 'Pretentiousness: Why It Matters' - New York Times - Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 09:30

New York Times

Book Review|'You May Also Like' and 'Pretentiousness: Why It Matters'
New York Times
The word “tasteful” can, like its well-bred cousins “refined” and “agreeable,” function as either compliment or insult, depending on the thing it's modifying and the person who's doling it out. Does the thought of spending a day in tasteful company ...

A Malaria Vaccine Has Some Success in Testing - New York Times - Monday, May 9, 2016 - 20:19

New York Times

A Malaria Vaccine Has Some Success in Testing
New York Times
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Health|'Second Skin' May Reduce Wrinkles, Eyebags, Scientists Say - New York Times - Monday, May 9, 2016 - 15:17

New York Times

Health|'Second Skin' May Reduce Wrinkles, Eyebags, Scientists Say
New York Times
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Fort McMurray, a Canadian Oil Boom Town, Is Left in Ashes - New York Times - Monday, May 9, 2016 - 01:24

New York Times

Fort McMurray, a Canadian Oil Boom Town, Is Left in Ashes
New York Times
After losing everything in wildfires that have consumed parts of Alberta, Canada, many evacuees are saddened by what they have lost, but thankful for their survival. By CCTV, via REUTERS and SKY, VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS on Publish Date May 9, 2016.

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