Bad News for Big Medicine

Around Pleasanton: African cultural group Cheza Nami presenting event at Firehouse - The Mercury News - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 22:35

Around Pleasanton: African cultural group Cheza Nami presenting event at Firehouse
The Mercury News
In the past 20 years Pleasanton has become a diverse, multiethnic community, but is it an inclusive community? That's the challenge, and thanks to residents like Catherine Ndungu-Case, there are active efforts to erase the boundaries that separate us, ...

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Hurd and Gallego clash over Obamacare - San Antonio Express-News (subscription) - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 22:13

San Antonio Express-News (subscription)

Hurd and Gallego clash over Obamacare
San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
Even before Aetna announced its reduced presence in the ACA system, Obama suggested in a July op-ed for the Journal of the American Medical Association that “further adjustments and recalibrations will likely be needed” with the online exchanges.

Later school start pushed for teens - Coshocton Tribune - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 22:09

Coshocton Tribune

Later school start pushed for teens
Coshocton Tribune
The American Medical Association in June became the latest health organization to call for middle and high schools to start classes no earlier than 8:30 a.m.. According to the AMA, recent studies show 32 percent of teens report getting at least eight ...

American Academy of Pediatrics issues statement on immunization - WWMT-TV - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 21:07

WWMT-TV

American Academy of Pediatrics issues statement on immunization
WWMT-TV
The AAP is jumping on the bandwagon of other organizations like the American Medical Association, that say philosophical or religious exemptions to vaccines shouldn't be allowed. Disease specialists in West Michigan say it's a step in the right direction.
Doctors can fire vaccine refusersWaterbury Republican American
Pediatricians putting new focus on how violence, other problems affect children's livesNorthJersey.com

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Whitaker hammers Big Pharma - Camp Verde Journal - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 19:45

Whitaker hammers Big Pharma
Camp Verde Journal
According to Pulitzer Prize finalist author and journalist Robert Whitaker, substantial evidence supports one conclusion: The American public is being defrauded by the American Psychiatric Association and the pharmaceutical industry. Mental Health Summit 5

Can you be addicted to sexting? Considering the case of Anthony Weiner - Globalnews.ca - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 19:33

Globalnews.ca

Can you be addicted to sexting? Considering the case of Anthony Weiner
Globalnews.ca
And though that may be the case, the American Psychiatric Association (APA), while it recognizes thousands of mental disorders from sitophilia (sexual arousal from food) to celebriphilia (a pathological desire to have sex with a celebrity), does not ...

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Clinton's mental health plan shares goals with Hill effort - Asheboro Courier Tribune - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 19:13

Clinton's mental health plan shares goals with Hill effort
Asheboro Courier Tribune
The American Psychiatric Association, which praised Clinton's plan on Monday, pointed to its analysis that predicted a savings of between $26 billion to $48 billion if the physical and mental health care systems were more fully integrated. The plan was ...

Study bolsters role of angioplasty, stents in heart-attack survival - UPI.com - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 17:45

UPI.com

Study bolsters role of angioplasty, stents in heart-attack survival
UPI.com
Indeed, international guidelines now encourage this type of "aggressive" intervention for heart attack patients across the board, he noted. The study, funded by the British Heart Foundation, appears Aug. 30 in the Journal of the American Medical ...
Study: Why Survival Rates Have Improved for Heart Attack PatientsHealth Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)

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Excellus telemedicine benefit comes with upfront price - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (blog) - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 16:57

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (blog)

Excellus telemedicine benefit comes with upfront price
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (blog)
While perceptions of fair reimbursement could slow growth, the potential is great enough that the American Medical Association and the Monroe County Medical Society to issue ethical guidelines for members that include fostering an ongoing doctor ...

The big question after Anthony Weiner's latest disgrace: Is sexting an addiction, technically? - The Denver Post - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 16:57

The Denver Post

The big question after Anthony Weiner's latest disgrace: Is sexting an addiction, technically?
The Denver Post
In fact, in the five years since Weiner's initial scandal, the American Psychiatric Association had a big opportunity to recognize sex addiction and Internet addiction as distinct diseases. But the APA included neither in its 2013 update to the ...
Can you be addicted to sexting? Considering the case of Anthony WeinerGlobalnews.ca

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