Behind the sugar industry's 50-year mission to axe its link to heart disease - Quartz - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 16:26

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Behind the sugar industry's 50-year mission to axe its link to heart disease
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That's the takeaway of a new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which claims the sugar industry in the 1960s launched a campaign in which it paid for nutrition research to downplay evidence linking America ...
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Sugar industry downplayed heart risks of sugar, promoted risks of fat: stu... - Reuters - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 15:21

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Sugar industry downplayed heart risks of sugar, promoted risks of fat: stu...
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In 1962, an American Medical Association nutrition report indicated that low-fat high-sugar diets may actually encourage the development of cholesterol. Two years later, according to the new report, SRF vice president John Hickson proposed that the SRF ...

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Overprescribing of drugs for adult ADHD causing 'trail of misuse, addiction and death' - MinnPost - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 13:41

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Overprescribing of drugs for adult ADHD causing 'trail of misuse, addiction and death'
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In 2013, the American Psychiatric Association relaxed the definition of adult ADHD, an action that greatly expanded the number of people who could be diagnosed with the condition. “Under the new definition, adults need to have five of a possible nine ...

New Medical Staff Leadership Announced for Rogers Memorial Hospital - Business Wire (press release) - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 13:28

New Medical Staff Leadership Announced for Rogers Memorial Hospital
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Dr. Rajanna completed her psychiatry residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin and holds various professional memberships, including the American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association. “Dr. Rajanna has a wealth of training ...

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New Medical Staff Leadership Announced for Rogers Memorial Hospital - Business Wire (press release) - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 13:28

New Medical Staff Leadership Announced for Rogers Memorial Hospital
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Dr. Rajanna completed her psychiatry residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin and holds various professional memberships, including the American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association. “Dr. Rajanna has a wealth of training ...

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Indiana University seeing fast growth in online courses - WTHITV.com - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 13:27

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Indiana University seeing fast growth in online courses
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(WISH) – The American Medical Association has come out against the Anthem-Cigna merger, and Indiana University sees fast growth in its online courses. The American Medical Association and several consumer groups called on a New York regulator to ...

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Maine Medical Association Selects DrFirst's Rcopia® and EPCS Gold® Software as Recommended E-prescribing ... - Yahoo Finance - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 13:04

Maine Medical Association Selects DrFirst's Rcopia® and EPCS Gold® Software as Recommended E-prescribing ...
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Sullivan, the former chair, Council on Medical Service of the American Medical Association, added, “At the end of the day, adopting EPCS achieves two goals: addressing the opioid epidemic and pursuing patient safety. E-prescribing allows patients and ...

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Maine Medical Association Selects DrFirst's Rcopia® and EPCS Gold® Software as Recommended E-prescribing ... - Yahoo Sports - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 13:03

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Maine Medical Association Selects DrFirst's Rcopia® and EPCS Gold® Software as Recommended E-prescribing ...
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Sullivan, the former chair, Council on Medical Service of the American Medical Association, added, “At the end of the day, adopting EPCS achieves two goals: addressing the opioid epidemic and pursuing patient safety. E-prescribing allows patients and ...
Opioid epidemic must also be a call to arms for healthcare ITThe Hill (blog)

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Indiana University seeing fast growth in online courses - WISH-TV - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:50

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Indiana University seeing fast growth in online courses
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(WISH) – The American Medical Association has come out against the Anthem-Cigna merger, and Indiana University sees fast growth in its online courses. The American Medical Association and several consumer groups called on a New York regulator to ...

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New Harvard study links C-sections to childhood obesity - SILive.com - Monday, September 12, 2016 - 12:43

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New Harvard study links C-sections to childhood obesity
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... another factor to consider." Nearly 1.3 million cesareans are performed each year in the U.S., accounting for one third of all deliveries. The Harvard study was published earlier this month in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA ...

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5 Pieces Of Outdated Medical Advice People Still Believe, From Multivitamins To Salt Intake - Medical Daily

5 Pieces Of Outdated Medical Advice People Still Believe, From Multivitamins To Salt IntakeMedical DailyIn May European researchers publishing in the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that the less sodium that study subjects excreted in their urine — an excellent measure o

Benefit concert kicks off Mental Health Awareness Week - Greenwich Sentinel

Benefit concert kicks off Mental Health Awareness WeekGreenwich SentinelA benefit concert to celebrate the healing powers of art will be presented by NAMI Southwest CT to kick off Mental Health Awareness Week, which takes place the first week of October.

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