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Opioid crisis involves legal, administrative and medical issues - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer - Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 22:13

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Opioid crisis involves legal, administrative and medical issues
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
Among the organizations concerned about those arbitrary limits is the powerful American Medical Association, whose leadership, not surprisingly, thinks decisions about medication should be made by physicians, not plan administrators. The AMA's Opioids ...
Express Scripts to limit opioids, concerning doctorsPharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com
Express Scripts to place new limits on opioid prescriptions, drawing criticism from AMAFierceHealthcare

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NAMI of Wilmington to hold classes for families of mentally ill - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports ... - WECT-TV6 - Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 21:52

NAMI of Wilmington to hold classes for families of mentally ill - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports ...
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“This course is a wonderful experience says NAMI Basics instructor Paul Bobotas, “it balances facts about brain disorders and skill training with emotional support, self-care and empowerment.” We hope parents and other family caregivers of children and ...
NAMI offers training for family, friends of those with mental disordersLima Ohio
AACT-NOW to present program on depression and suicideBurlington County Times

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Dr. Agustin Castellanos, who helped develop the modern pacemaker, dies at 89 - Miami Herald - Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 21:38

Miami Herald

Dr. Agustin Castellanos, who helped develop the modern pacemaker, dies at 89
Miami Herald
Dr. Agustin Castellanos, the only child of an international authority on children's heart conditions who was twice nominated for the Nobel Prize, made his own mark in cardiovascular research. His nearly 60 years of study and accomplishment would lead ...

Study: Antidepressants and genetic risk factors play role in autism - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3 - Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 20:17

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Study: Antidepressants and genetic risk factors play role in autism
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A study has found that antidepressants, or SSRI's taken during pregnancy, when combined with an underlying genetic risk, could lead to an increased severity of autism. “What we saw was that in children who had an underlying genetic risk for autism, and ...

Some People Still Need Opioids - Slate Magazine - Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 19:53

Slate Magazine

Some People Still Need Opioids
Slate Magazine
In 2016, a physician wrote a searing personal account of losing his sister, a chronic pain patient, in the Journal of the American Medical Association. William Weeks of Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine, described Hailey's death. A “caring, devoted ...

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Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy to speak in Brigantine on need to improve mental health coverage - Catholic Star Herald - Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 17:50

Former Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy to speak in Brigantine on need to improve mental health coverage
Catholic Star Herald
In recent years, Kennedy has been honored with humanitarian and other awards from the Mental Health Association, McLean Hospital, American Psychiatric Association, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, NAMI, New York Academy of Science, and ...

Gruesome-Sounding Injuries Are Rising As More People Groom Their Pubes - HuffPost - Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 17:16

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Gruesome-Sounding Injuries Are Rising As More People Groom Their Pubes
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The most common type of injury is laceration, or cuts, with burns coming in second, according to research just published in the American Medical Association journal JAMA Dermatology. The most common places men received injuries are the scrotum (67.2 ...
People injure themselves grooming pubic hair 25 percent of the time: StudyWashington Times
Do-it-yourself pubic hair grooming risks injury and infection: ReportNew Zealand Herald
Not so smooth: Injury from grooming pubic hair is common, study showsMetroNews Canada
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Narcissistic personality disorder defined in manual - Maui News - Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 16:31

Narcissistic personality disorder defined in manual
Maui News
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), published by the American Psychiatric Association, is the primary reference manual for diagnosis of mental conditions. This manual is also used by insurance companies to reimburse for ...

Narcissistic personality disorder defined in manual - Maui News - Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 16:31

Narcissistic personality disorder defined in manual
Maui News
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), published by the American Psychiatric Association, is the primary reference manual for diagnosis of mental conditions. This manual is also used by insurance companies to reimburse for ...

NAMI Gala Features Award Winning Speaker Kevin Hines - Hudson Valley News Network - Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 15:43

NAMI Gala Features Award Winning Speaker Kevin Hines
Hudson Valley News Network
POUGHKEEPSIE – NAMI Mid-Hudson will hold its Second Annual Gala on Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017 from 5 – 9 pm at The Grand View, located on the Poughkeepsie waterfront. Keynote speaker, Kevin Hines, winner of a Lifetime Achievement Award and ...

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