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Legislation to Protect LGBTQ Youth from “Conversion Therapy” Advances in Washington State - Human Rights Campaign (blog) - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 19:48

Human Rights Campaign (blog)

Legislation to Protect LGBTQ Youth from “Conversion Therapy” Advances in Washington State
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
The harmful practice is condemned by every major medical and mental health organization, including the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological Association, and American Medical Association. Connecticut, California, Nevada, New Jersey ...

How To Talk To Children And Teens About Mass Shootings - Oxygen (blog) - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 19:05

Oxygen (blog)

How To Talk To Children And Teens About Mass Shootings
Oxygen (blog)
On Wednesday, a former student killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. As CNN reports, the massacre is one of the deadliest mass shootings in modern history. Many parents are wondering in the aftermath, how to ...
Bland: Who knows what to do about mass shootings? People who have experienced itAZCentral.com
Trump Blamed The Parkland Shooting On Mental Illness, & People Are Rightfully OutragedRomper

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5 Ways to Pay for Medical School Without Going Broke - Student Loan Hero (blog) - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 18:45

Student Loan Hero (blog)

5 Ways to Pay for Medical School Without Going Broke
Student Loan Hero (blog)
Meanwhile, the American Medical Association Foundation has the Physicians of Tomorrow Scholarship, which gives students in their final year of medical school $10,000. So, it's important to research scholarship options throughout your time in medical ...

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Battling Black Lung - U.S. News & World Report - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 18:25

U.S. News & World Report

Battling Black Lung
U.S. News & World Report
6 in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health had identified 416 cases of advanced black lung disease among coal miners in central Appalachia. New cases of black lung had ...
The New Generation of Black LungWest Virginia Public Broadcasting

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Battling Black Lung - U.S. News & World Report - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 18:20

U.S. News & World Report

Battling Black Lung
U.S. News & World Report
6 in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health had identified 416 cases of advanced black lung disease among coal miners in central Appalachia. New cases of black lung had ...
The New Generation of Black LungWest Virginia Public Broadcasting

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HHS Secretary Alex Azar says he's open to allowing CDC to research gun violence - FierceHealthcare - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 17:49

FierceHealthcare

HHS Secretary Alex Azar says he's open to allowing CDC to research gun violence
FierceHealthcare
The American Medical Association—which was called gun violence a public health crisis—said it backs HHS Secretary Alex Azar's commitment to the CDC researching gun violence. (CDC.gov). ShareFacebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print. The Centers for ...
Alex Azar says HHS will be 'laser focused' on mental health following shootingWashington Examiner
The Health 202: Here are the most interesting things the new HHS secretary said this weekWashington Post

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The New Generation of Black Lung - West Virginia Public Broadcasting - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 17:41

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

The New Generation of Black Lung
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
But it has actually stricken a whole new generation of miners, and in some ways, it's worse than before. In 2016, an investigation by NPR investigative reporter Howard Berkes discovered a surge in black lung cases throughout Appalachia, and now federal ...
Battling Black LungU.S. News & World Report

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Yet Again, NAMI Must Protest the Linking of Gun Violence to Mental Illness - Nonprofit Quarterly - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 15:36

Nonprofit Quarterly

Yet Again, NAMI Must Protest the Linking of Gun Violence to Mental Illness
Nonprofit Quarterly
The aftermath of mass shootings has become rote—the “thoughts and prayers” throwaways and the go-to lines redirecting us all to mental health as the real issue (not guns—never guns!), generally voiced by those for whom issues of mental health ...

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Australia hasn't had a fatal mass shooting since 1996. Here's what it did - 9NEWS.com - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 14:09

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Australia hasn't had a fatal mass shooting since 1996. Here's what it did
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The University of Sydney, in a 2016 study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found Australia hadn't experienced a fatal mass shooting — one in which five or more people are killed — since the 1996 shooting. In the 18 years ...
Florida shooting raises awareness of stigma attached to mental illnessABC News
No mass shootings in Australia in 20 years: How did they do it?yourcentralvalley.com

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Antidepressant Adherence Associated With Cessation of Long-term Prescription Opioid Use - Psychiatry Advisor - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:51

Psychiatry Advisor

Antidepressant Adherence Associated With Cessation of Long-term Prescription Opioid Use
Psychiatry Advisor
HealthDay News — Antidepressant medication (ADM) adherence is associated with cessation of long-term prescription opioid use among patients with non-cancer pain, according to a study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry. Jeffrey F. Scherrer ...

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