NAMI sets 12-week course to help mental illness caregivers - La Crosse Tribune - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:50

NAMI sets 12-week course to help mental illness caregivers
La Crosse Tribune
The La Crosse County NAMI chapter will sponsor the free, 12-week course for family members, significant others and friends of adults living with serious mental illnesses from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Mondays from Sept. 12 to Nov. 28. The sessions will take ...
Solano NAMI co-hosts out-of-county summer finaleFairfield Daily Republic
Guest Column: NAMI affiliation offers community benefitAlbert Lea Tribune

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Kids as young as one being given antidepressants - Evening Telegraph - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:42

Evening Telegraph

Kids as young as one being given antidepressants
Evening Telegraph
At least 450 under-18s were given antidepressants between January and May this year alone — the youngest among them being a seven-year-old girl. In 2014, meanwhile, a one-year-old boy was given a prescription. A spokeswoman for NHS Tayside said ...

Gum disease may signal warning for pancreatic cancer » - Harvard Health - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 10:18

Gum disease may signal warning for pancreatic cancer »
Harvard Health
Research reported in the June 28, 2016, Journal of the American Medical Association found that people with high levels of a specific oral bacterium are more likely to get this type of cancer, which strikes more than 50,000 people annually. Researchers ...

Extreme obesity has tripled among teens - Philly.com (blog) - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 08:00

Philly.com (blog)

Extreme obesity has tripled among teens
Philly.com (blog)
Over 450 pounds. That's what a 14-year-old boy who came in for his first appointment with me weighed. Our office scale only goes up to 450 pounds, so we were unable to get his exact weight. We were unable to get a blood pressure because our extra-large ...

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Solano NAMI co-hosts out-of-county summer finale - Fairfield Daily Republic - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 07:51

Solano NAMI co-hosts out-of-county summer finale
Fairfield Daily Republic
NAPA — The National Alliance on Mental Illness Solano County, Napa Citizens for Mental Health and On the Move plan an end-of-summer event from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The gathering will take place at the new Innovations Community Center, 3281 Solano ...

Nonprofit: NAMI sponsoring family educaiton - The Missoulian - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 07:35

Nonprofit: NAMI sponsoring family educaiton
The Missoulian
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Missoula will sponsor the Family-to-Family Education Program specifically for parents, siblings, spouses and significant others of a person with a serious mental illness. The free 12-week class is scheduled to ...

'One Piece' chapter 837 spoilers: Luffy versus Cracker; Nami fights ... - Vine Report - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 07:34

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Focus: Street population soars after SD ups homeless spending - The San Diego Union-Tribune - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 04:09

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Focus: Street population soars after SD ups homeless spending
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Alcoholism has been considered an illness since 1956 by the American Medical Association, a designation later expanded to other addictions. One defining characteristic is that alcoholics can't reliably control their drinking. At some stage, we lose the ...

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AG: BlueShield illegally denied claims for mental, nutritional counseling - Albany Times Union - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 02:38

AG: BlueShield illegally denied claims for mental, nutritional counseling
Albany Times Union
The American Psychiatric Association and the National Eating Disorder Association consider nutritional counseling important in treating eating disorders, which can be fatal if not addressed. The attorney general's office found HealthNow conducted ...

Defining medical professionalism draws large crowd - iPolitics.ca (subscription) - Monday, August 22, 2016 - 00:51

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Defining medical professionalism draws large crowd
iPolitics.ca (subscription)
Speakers from American Medical Association (AMA) and the British Medical Association provided an international perspective of the current state of medical professionalism in those countries. Also speaking at the session was Dr. Hartley Stern, CEO of ...

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W.Va. School of Osteopathic Medicine, W.Va. AG Reach New Frontier in Opioid Fight‏ - HNN Huntingtonnews.net

W.Va. School of Osteopathic Medicine, W.Va. AG Reach New Frontier in Opioid Fight‏HNN Huntingtonnews.netIt now joins another noteworthy list in supporting a plan also endorsed by the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, W.Va. State Medical Association, W.Va.

Anyhony Weiner Scandal Raises Question: Can You Be Addicted To Sexting? - International Business Times

Anyhony Weiner Scandal Raises Question: Can You Be Addicted To Sexting?International Business TimesDespite the fact that the concept of having a sexting addiction is common, there is reluctance on the part of the American Psychiatric Association to identify it as a disorder.

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