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New Mexico Legislature Sends Bill to Protect Youth from So-Called “Conversion Therapy” to Governor - Human Rights Campaign (blog) - Friday, March 17, 2017 - 16:12

New Mexico Legislature Sends Bill to Protect Youth from So-Called “Conversion Therapy” to Governor
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Use of these dangerous practices lead to depression, decreased self-esteem, substance abuse, homelessness and even suicidal behavior, which is why they are universally criticized by the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological ...

New Mexico Legislature Sends Bill to Protect Youth from So-Called “Conversion Therapy” to Governor - Human Rights Campaign (blog) - Friday, March 17, 2017 - 16:12

New Mexico Legislature Sends Bill to Protect Youth from So-Called “Conversion Therapy” to Governor
Human Rights Campaign (blog)
Use of these dangerous practices lead to depression, decreased self-esteem, substance abuse, homelessness and even suicidal behavior, which is why they are universally criticized by the American Psychiatric Association, American Psychological ...

What the Health? The Republican Healthcare Bill - Paste Magazine - Friday, March 17, 2017 - 14:51

Freepress Online

What the Health? The Republican Healthcare Bill
Paste Magazine
The Republican healthcare bill has finally been released to the public, and with it being universally panned by national health organizations including the AARP and the American Medical Association, Sean Spicer using stacks of paper to try and read ...
AHCA is ill-considered; start overThe Spokesman-Review
Connecticut health care industry blasts 'Trumpcare' planWestfair Online
COMMENTARY: GOP health care bill badly conceived rush jobInternational Falls Journal
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A rare ally of the GOP health care plan has its own motivations - MSNBC - Friday, March 17, 2017 - 14:51

MSNBC

A rare ally of the GOP health care plan has its own motivations
MSNBC
... it was denounced by the American Medical Association, the American Nurses Association, the American Hospital Association, AARP, the American Cancer Society, the American Psychiatric Association, a wide variety of governors, and consumer advocates.

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GOP Needs To 'Go Back To Drawing Board,' American Medical Association Says - Madison.com - Friday, March 17, 2017 - 14:43

GOP Needs To 'Go Back To Drawing Board,' American Medical Association Says
Madison.com
Still Dr. Andrew Gurman, the president of the group, says that while the AMA has been engaging with members of Congress throughout the process, there are currently no plans to step up efforts in a “blitz." The head of Families USA and the former head ...

March 24, 1987 - The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription) - Friday, March 17, 2017 - 14:36

March 24, 1987
The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) (subscription)
The American Psychiatric Association on March 26, 1987, called on the Soviet Union to stop incarcerating dissidents in mental hospitals. Dr. Visotsky was chairman of the APA Council on International Affairs, and Dr. Weinberger was APA spokesperson.

News-Messenger, NAMI showing suicide documentary - Fremont News Messenger - Friday, March 17, 2017 - 12:56

Fremont News Messenger

News-Messenger, NAMI showing suicide documentary
Fremont News Messenger
FREMONT - The News-Messenger and the National Alliance on Mental Illness' Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot counties chapter are teaming up to show "Suicide: Surviving Crisis," a new documentary that shines a spotlight on suicide and its devastating ...

News in brief: Safety classes, NAMI workshop, Easter parade, Waverly Warriors game - Progress Index - Friday, March 17, 2017 - 06:18

News in brief: Safety classes, NAMI workshop, Easter parade, Waverly Warriors game
Progress Index
COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The Colonial Heights Recreation Department, in conjunction with the Colonial Heights Fire & EMS Department, will present Basic First Aid, and CPR & AED classes on Saturday, April 22, at the Colonial Heights Community Center, ...

Joseph Nicolosi, Advocate of Conversion Therapy for Gays, Dies at 70 - New York Times - Friday, March 17, 2017 - 02:42

New York Times

Joseph Nicolosi, Advocate of Conversion Therapy for Gays, Dies at 70
New York Times
But many mental health and medical groups oppose it, taking their lead from the American Psychiatric Association's decision in 1973 to remove homosexuality as a diagnosis from the second edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

Major patient groups join AMA to voice concerns on House bill - American Medical Association (blog) - Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 22:44

Major patient groups join AMA to voice concerns on House bill
American Medical Association (blog)
When Laurie Merges lost her corporate job in Cleveland two years ago, she enrolled her children—including one on the autism spectrum who needs treatment—in Ohio's Medicaid plan. Told of her eligibility for Medicaid under the expanded version of the ...

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