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In Trump's Dr. Oz Appearance, Consider The AMA's Guide To TV Doctors - Forbes - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 12:02

Forbes

In Trump's Dr. Oz Appearance, Consider The AMA's Guide To TV Doctors
Forbes
“Our American Medical Association encourages physicians when engaged in public discourse related to health and medical science to disclose whether stated positions are based on peer-reviewed evidence, standard of care, or personal opinion,” the AMA ...
Here are 6 times Dr. Oz made a mockery of medicine — and now he'll bring his skills to democracyRaw Story

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The Trump Files: When Donald Fat-Shamed Miss Universe - Mother Jones - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 10:02

The Trump Files: When Donald Fat-Shamed Miss Universe
Mother Jones
I was skeletal." She said she gained back 19 pounds, putting her in what the Post reported was "within the healthy range" of American Medical Association weight charts. Trump didn't see it that way. After he bought a controlling stake in pageants in ...

Cornyn: Mental health vote will likely have to wait until after election - The Hill - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 08:28

The Hill

Cornyn: Mental health vote will likely have to wait until after election
The Hill
In that case it seems to make much more sense that the Senate simply pass HR 2646 - the "helping families in Mental Health crisis act" that has already passed the house with a vote of 422 to 2. It skirts the issue of guns and would provide much relief ...

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NAMI Basics - Napa Valley Register - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:38

Napa Valley Register

NAMI Basics
Napa Valley Register
NAMI Basics is a free, six-session educational program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral difficulties. NAMI Basics helps parents and other family caregivers of children to understand the ...

The religion of clean eating - Bend Bulletin - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 07:09

Bend Bulletin

The religion of clean eating
Bend Bulletin
The American Psychiatric Association does not classify orthorexia as a disorder in its official manual used by mental health professionals. The term was first coined in a 1997 essay by Dr. Steven Bratman, a San Francisco area physician, who wrote that ...

Antidepressant Might Prevent Depression Following Brain Injury - Montana Standard - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 05:32

HealthDay

Antidepressant Might Prevent Depression Following Brain Injury
Montana Standard
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Depression can often follow a traumatic brain injury, but new research suggests the antidepressant Zoloft might help prevent this from happening. One expert said prior studies have produced similar findings ...
Sertraline prevents mood disorders after TBI - HealioHealio

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Simone Biles Addresses Leaked ADHD Medical Records - WTVQ - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 02:29

Hindustan Times

Simone Biles Addresses Leaked ADHD Medical Records
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At least 5 percent of children suffer from ADHD in the U.S., according to the American Psychiatric Association. Final Five phenom Biles posted another tweet, letting her fans and supporters know that this incident will not knock her down. “Having ADHD ...
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Former Obama doctor: Trump has 'a narcissistic personality' - CNN - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 01:41

CNN

Former Obama doctor: Trump has 'a narcissistic personality'
CNN
"But I sometimes wonder if he might even be hypomanic. But I think psychologic testing would be important for him." Scheiner is a physician, not a psychiatrist. But clinicians are warned by the American Psychiatric Association against diagnosing public ...
Here are 6 times Dr. Oz made a mockery of medicine — and now he'll bring his skills to democracyRaw Story

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NAMI mental illness education course begins Sept. 19 - Winona Daily News - Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 00:12

NAMI mental illness education course begins Sept. 19
Winona Daily News
A NAMI Family to Family mental illness education six-week course will be offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Winona Middle School media center classroom from Sept. 19 to Oct. 26. The event is for family members who have a ...

NAMI Stephenson County to host rummage sale - Freeport Journal-Standard - Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 23:12

NAMI Stephenson County to host rummage sale
Freeport Journal-Standard
FREEPORT — NAMI Stephenson County will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Holy Family Community Center, 725 S. State Ave. The sale will include household items, clothing and toys. Proceeds help NAMI provide free education ...

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