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“Sonic Weapon Attacks” on US Embassy Don't Add Up—for Anyone - Scientific American - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:18

“Sonic Weapon Attacks” on US Embassy Don't Add Up—for Anyone
Scientific American
The latest development is a preliminary publication in JAMA The Journal of the American Medical Association on Thursday, authored by the team of doctors at the University of Pennsylvania who examined 21 of the U.S. government employees. The study ...

Black lung disease on the rise: 5 questions answered - WTOP - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:12

Black lung disease on the rise: 5 questions answered
WTOP
6, 2018 in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health had identified 416 cases of advanced black lung disease among coal miners in central Appalachia. New ...

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Black lung disease on the rise: 5 questions answered - The Conversation US - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 11:41

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Black lung disease on the rise: 5 questions answered
The Conversation US
6, 2018 in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that researchers from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health had identified 416 cases of advanced black lung disease among coal miners in central Appalachia. New ...

Ask The Doctors - Daily Journal Online - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 11:08

Ask The Doctors
Daily Journal Online
The research, recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), reviewed 33 studies -- with a total of 51,145 participants -- assessing the risk of fractures in people taking either calcium alone, vitamin D alone or calcium ...

Ask the doctors - Virgin Islands Daily News - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 07:09

Ask the doctors
Virgin Islands Daily News
Dear doctor: If vitamin D and calcium don't reduce the risk of bone fractures in older adults, as I recently read, is there any point in taking them? Dear reader: For years, the medical community has been touting calcium and vitamin D to prevent ...

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The ethical line between patient and physician - Oil City Derrick - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 06:31

The ethical line between patient and physician
Oil City Derrick
Countertransference, when the therapist develops strong feelings for the patient, may be useful to a therapist for understanding his or her patient. I suspect the physician who lost his license had difficulty understanding countertransference. The ...

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Explaining the ethical line between patient and physician - STLtoday.com - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 06:03

Explaining the ethical line between patient and physician
STLtoday.com
Dear Dr. Roach • Recently, a physician in my area lost his license for having an intimate relationship with several of his patients. I'm just curious why this is considered so unethical if both parties are adults who are sound of mind. Are physicians ...

Teen Depression: What you can do to spot the signs and how to get help - ABC6OnYourSide.com - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 05:47

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Teen Depression: What you can do to spot the signs and how to get help
ABC6OnYourSide.com
According to the American Psychiatric Association, about half of the cases of mental illness begin at the age of 14. Psychiatrist Dr. Megan Schabbing with OhioHealth-Riverside pointed to the increased use of social media as a trigger for teen ...

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Experts say there's little connection between mental health and gun violence - W*USA 9 - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 04:33

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Experts say there's little connection between mental health and gun violence
W*USA 9
Only three percent of people with serious mental illnesses contribute to violent crime, according to a 2016 report by the American Psychiatric Association. It found each year, mass shootings by the mentally ill make up less than one percent of all gun ...

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SSM Health Medical Minute – Radon is second leading cause of lung cancer - fox2now.com - Friday, February 16, 2018 - 04:15

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SSM Health Medical Minute – Radon is second leading cause of lung cancer
fox2now.com
The US EPA, Surgeon General, American Lung Association, American Medical Association, and National Safety Council recommend testing your home for radon because testing is the only way to know your home's radon levels. Radon is a national environmental ...

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