Is Web-Based Test for Prediabetes Faulty? - Arizona Daily Star - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 05:26

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Is Web-Based Test for Prediabetes Faulty?
Arizona Daily Star
The risk assessment test has been promoted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Diabetes Association and the American Medical Association. But, a study published Oct. 3 in JAMA Internal Medicine questions the usefulness ...
Current Web-Based Risk Tool May Overestimate Risk of Pre-DiabetesMedicalResearch.com (blog)

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Therapists recommend worried Americans pull plug on stressful election news or take up yoga - The Japan Times - Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 04:23

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Therapists recommend worried Americans pull plug on stressful election news or take up yoga
The Japan Times
Philip Muskin, professor of psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center and scientific program chair of the American Psychiatric Association, said the anxiety among his patients reminds him of the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, al-Qaida ...

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Bellevue Radiologist Named President of State Medical Association - PR Newswire (press release) - Monday, October 3, 2016 - 23:22

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Bellevue Radiologist Named President of State Medical Association
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Dr. Macaulay is a member of multiple professional associations, including the American Medical Association, American Association of Physicians and Surgeons, American College of Radiology, Washington State Radiological Society and King County ...

Art and Psychiatry On Trial: The Strange Case of Pierce v. Oremland - KQED - Monday, October 3, 2016 - 22:04

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Art and Psychiatry On Trial: The Strange Case of Pierce v. Oremland
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The American Psychiatric Association's ethics guidelines warn psychiatrists to respect professional boundaries, because patients “may be especially vulnerable to undue influences.” The APA continues: “the psychiatrist should be sensitive and careful ...

Study looks at antidepressants and sexual activity - KIMT 3 - Monday, October 3, 2016 - 21:47

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Study looks at antidepressants and sexual activity
KIMT 3
For women, taking antidepressants can lead to sexual dysfunction but Mayo Clinic researchers are trying to figure out how to combat that. After finding out whether it's low desire, arousal, or orgasm dysfunction, doctors say they can take steps to ...

New report: LED streetlights can cause headaches, sleep apnea, cancer - WEAR - Monday, October 3, 2016 - 21:40

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New report: LED streetlights can cause headaches, sleep apnea, cancer
WEAR
(WEAR) — A new study from the American Medical Association finds LED streetlights could be harmful to drivers. Some of these lights have recently been installed around our area. During the day you might not notice anything different at the ...
Morning Poll: County Studying AMA Report on LED StreetlightsARL now

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Alfred Almanza Awarded Richard E. Lyng Award For Public Service ... - PerishableNews (press release) (registration) - Monday, October 3, 2016 - 19:43

Alfred Almanza Awarded Richard E. Lyng Award For Public Service ...
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The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) presented Alfred Almanza, deputy under secretary for food safety at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), with ...

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Women and depression: breaking the silence - Marin Independent Journal - Monday, October 3, 2016 - 19:43

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Women and depression: breaking the silence
Marin Independent Journal
Over the past decade, people have increasingly treated depression with medication: Starting in 1994, the number of antidepressant prescriptions written by doctors went up 400 percent over a 10-year period. And today, about 15 percent of women take an ...
Depression an often overlooked women's health problem - The BladeToledo Blade

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Is Web-Based Test for Prediabetes Faulty? - HealthDay - Monday, October 3, 2016 - 18:05

Is Web-Based Test for Prediabetes Faulty?
HealthDay
The risk assessment test has been promoted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Diabetes Association and the American Medical Association. But, a study published Oct. 3 in JAMA Internal Medicine questions the usefulness ...

Yes, Donald Trump Just Insulted Soldiers with PTSD - The Daily Banter - Monday, October 3, 2016 - 17:30

The Daily Banter

Yes, Donald Trump Just Insulted Soldiers with PTSD
The Daily Banter
Donald Trump, the man who deferred from the draft on four separate occasions to avoid going to Vietnam, told an audience of veterans in Herndon, Virginia, that soldiers who come back from war with post traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) are not "strong" ...

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High-Doses of Antidepressants Less Risky on Heart Than Initially Thought - AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

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