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Local leaders not high on medical marijuana - Commonwealth Journal's History - Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 12:52

Commonwealth Journal's History

Local leaders not high on medical marijuana
Commonwealth Journal's History
While marijuana has been legalized for non-medicinal use in states like Washington and Colorado, Girdler said those states are “not telling us” how much that development is costing in factors like treatment and law enforcement. “We can make everything ...

Repatha & Praluent: A Tale Of Two Rivals... - Nasdaq - Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 11:19

Repatha & Praluent: A Tale Of Two Rivals...
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Amgen, on its part, defends its pricing of Repatha citing results from a new Repatha economic analysis published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Cardiology. The economic analysis, conducted by the world's leading cardiologists ...

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IV drug users risk loss of sight - Seacoastonline.com - Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 09:01

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IV drug users risk loss of sight
Seacoastonline.com
PORTSMOUTH � IV drug use can affect the sight of a person with a substance abuse disorder, temporarily, or permanently. A new study, released in the Journal of the American Medical Association, submitted by doctors at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center ...

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IV drug users risk loss of sight - Foster's Daily Democrat - Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 08:15

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IV drug users risk loss of sight
Foster's Daily Democrat
A new study, released in the Journal of the American Medical Association, submitted by doctors at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, shows a link between a specific type of eye disease and the abuse of opioids. The study reveals that intravenous drug ...

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Weld County Tributes for Dec. 10 - Greeley Tribune - Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 07:22

Greeley Tribune

Weld County Tributes for Dec. 10
Greeley Tribune
Sue worked as a case manager for Luke-Dorf Mental Health Services in Portland and later worked for NAMI, a support and advocacy alliance for mental illness. She was a fierce advocate for persons with disabilities in Portland, serving as chairwoman of ...

'Woebot' Therapist Has Some Believing Chatbot Therapy Works - Valley News - Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 04:34

'Woebot' Therapist Has Some Believing Chatbot Therapy Works
Valley News
Torous, who is chair of the American Psychiatric Association's smartphone app evaluation work group, also warns about privacy issues, since these chatbots are not covered by the Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, which ...

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Target the 'Ganja Babies' - Urgent focus needed on children using the weed as they face increased mental health risks - Jamaica Gleaner - Sunday, December 10, 2017 - 04:33

Jamaica Gleaner

Target the 'Ganja Babies' - Urgent focus needed on children using the weed as they face increased mental health risks
Jamaica Gleaner
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is opposed to the use of marijuana. Its position is based the following on: i. There is no current scientific evidence that marijuana is in any way beneficial for the treatment of any psychiatric disorder. In ...

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Infant deaths down in states requiring cardiac screening - MassLive.com - Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 16:47

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Infant deaths down in states requiring cardiac screening
MassLive.com
A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association revealed the number of deaths in infants age 24 hours to six months from critical congenital heart disease decreased by more than 33 percent between 2007 and 2013 in eight states that ...
Mandatory congenital heart disease screening in infants saved lives: studyBrinkwire (press release)

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NAMI-BI plans second mental health conference - Block Island Times (press release) (blog) - Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 13:50

NAMI-BI plans second mental health conference
Block Island Times (press release) (blog)
Recognizing May as Mental Health Month, the Block Island chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI-BI) is in the midst of developing a conference to run on a weekend during that month next year. The agreed-upon topic will be depression ...

'The Woebot will see you now' -- the rise of chatbot therapy - Chicago Daily Herald - Saturday, December 9, 2017 - 13:27

Chicago Daily Herald

'The Woebot will see you now' -- the rise of chatbot therapy
Chicago Daily Herald
Torous, who is chair of the American Psychiatric Association's smartphone app evaluation work group, also warns about privacy issues, since these chatbots are not covered by the Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA, which ...

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