Bad News for Big Medicine

Andrew Coyne: The state of Donald Trump's mental health is a valid — and open — question - National Post - Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 02:15

National Post

Andrew Coyne: The state of Donald Trump's mental health is a valid — and open — question
National Post
As a matter of public opinion, the bar is rather lower. There is still the obligation of fairness, but we are entitled to draw sensible inferences from the evidence available to us. An exception might be made, oddly enough, for actual psychiatrists ...

Painkillers, Anti-Depressants and More Found in Great Lakes Ecosystem - WKAR - Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 00:51

WKAR

Painkillers, Anti-Depressants and More Found in Great Lakes Ecosystem
WKAR
Rosi's team studies a long trail of chemicals from opioids, antidepressants, and even illicit drugs, like cocaine. They get into the environment through human urine and feces. Sometimes unused medications are flushed down toilets and drains. The ...

Vigorous exercise can slow Parkinson's - NBCNews.com - Monday, December 11, 2017 - 20:34

NBCNews.com

Vigorous exercise can slow Parkinson's
NBCNews.com
Intense exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson's — enough so patients can notice the difference, researchers reported Monday. It's the latest study to show that exercise benefits patients with Parkinson's, and in this case, shows that patients ...

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The poet takes a chill pill - Auburn Journal - Monday, December 11, 2017 - 20:23

Auburn Journal

The poet takes a chill pill
Auburn Journal
Years ago, one psychiatrist told me that dropping out of graduate school and taking antidepressants would save my marriage. Two years later I'd earned myself a master's in fine arts and a stack of divorce papers. I'd always been a bit proud of my ...

French parents laced baby's bottle with anti-depressants | Daily Mail ... - Daily Mail - Monday, December 11, 2017 - 20:16

Daily Mail

French parents laced baby's bottle with anti-depressants | Daily Mail ...
Daily Mail
It is thought Delphine Niepceron, 27, and Cyrille Le Got, 43, have been accused of drugging their child in an attempt to stop her crying, but they said their daughter drank a glass of wine (file image).

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Pentagon: transgender people can enlist in the military starting January 1 - Vox - Monday, December 11, 2017 - 19:50

Vox

Pentagon: transgender people can enlist in the military starting January 1
Vox
This small cost may not mean much in budget terms, but it could mean a lot to trans soldiers: As the American Medical Association and American Psychiatric Association point out, transitioning helps reduce gender dysphoria — a state of emotional ...

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Pentagon: transgender people can enlist in the military starting January 1 - Vox - Monday, December 11, 2017 - 19:50

Vox

Pentagon: transgender people can enlist in the military starting January 1
Vox
This small cost may not mean much in budget terms, but it could mean a lot to trans soldiers: As the American Medical Association and American Psychiatric Association point out, transitioning helps reduce gender dysphoria — a state of emotional ...

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Pentagon: transgender people can enlist in the military starting January 1 - Vox - Monday, December 11, 2017 - 19:50

Vox

Pentagon: transgender people can enlist in the military starting January 1
Vox
This small cost may not mean much in budget terms, but it could mean a lot to trans soldiers: As the American Medical Association and American Psychiatric Association point out, transitioning helps reduce gender dysphoria — a state of emotional ...

Pentagon: transgender people can enlist in the military starting January 1 - Vox - Monday, December 11, 2017 - 19:50

Vox

Pentagon: transgender people can enlist in the military starting January 1
Vox
This small cost may not mean much in budget terms, but it could mean a lot to trans soldiers: As the American Medical Association and American Psychiatric Association point out, transitioning helps reduce gender dysphoria — a state of emotional ...

End this discrimination against people with mental illness and provide them with care - The Hill - Monday, December 11, 2017 - 19:20

The Hill

End this discrimination against people with mental illness and provide them with care
The Hill
Co-pays and other costs exceeding $200 were more than one and a half times greater for use of mental health therapists and psychiatric prescribers than when using medical specialty care. NAMI's report was published simultaneously with the publication ...
Totino-Grace opens up during Mental Health WeekECM Publishers

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