Time to 'shine a light' and ban conversion therapies - experts - Reuters - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 15:05

Time to 'shine a light' and ban conversion therapies - experts
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The practice has been discredited by the American Medical Association, American Psychological Association, Britain's Royal College of General Practitioners, and the Church of England. “There are times when conversion therapy is brought to attention ...

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Ad asks Riley to stop serving hot dogs; hospital says it was planning to anyway - Indianapolis Star - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 14:52

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Ad asks Riley to stop serving hot dogs; hospital says it was planning to anyway
Indianapolis Star
Last year the American Medical Association adopted a healthy food policy that urged hospitals to eliminate processed meats from their menu as well as provide a variety of foods, including plant-based meals. However it's still “fairly common” to find ...

Antidepressant Drugs Market Global Analysis By Drugs Class, By Sales Channel, By Region, By Country: Opportunities ... - Markets Insider - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 14:37

Antidepressant Drugs Market Global Analysis By Drugs Class, By Sales Channel, By Region, By Country: Opportunities ...
Markets Insider
PUNE, India, Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global Antidepressant Drugs Market – Analysis By Drugs Class, By Sales Channel, By Region, By Country: Opportunities and Forecasts (2018-2023) - By Region (APAC, N. America, Europe, RoW), By Country (US ...

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The Health 202: Trump administration pulls back from key Medicare goals - Washington Post - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 14:19

Washington Post

The Health 202: Trump administration pulls back from key Medicare goals
Washington Post
The American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics were among several leading medical groups that penned a statement calling on the administration and lawmakers to declare gun violence a national public health epidemic. And in ...

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Trump Focus On Mental Health After School Shooting Denounced - WLRN - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 13:24

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Trump Focus On Mental Health After School Shooting Denounced
WLRN
"Even for those who manage to survive gun violence involving these weapons, the severity and lasting impact of their wounds, disabilities and treatment leads to devastating consequences," American Medical Association President David Barbe wrote in an ...

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Trump's focus on mental health after the Parkland school shooting is denounced by the medical community - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:00

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Trump's focus on mental health after the Parkland school shooting is denounced by the medical community
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Frustration is mounting in the medical community as the Trump administration again points to mental illness in response to yet another mass shooting. “The concept that mental illness is a precursor to violent behavior is nonsense,” said Dr. Louis Kraus ...
Trump focus on mental health after school shooting denouncedMinneapolis Star Tribune
Doctors react on President Trump's mental illness to fight violenceWeek Facts

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Tobacco at 21 - Baltimore Sun - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 11:01

Baltimore Sun

Tobacco at 21
Baltimore Sun
Groups from the American Cancer Society and American Lung Association to the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Medical Association have endorsed such measures for the simple reason that keeping cigarettes out of the hands of minors reduces ...

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NAMI South Mountains will host free workshop - The Daily Courier - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 10:19

NAMI South Mountains will host free workshop
The Daily Courier
FOREST CITY—NAMI South Mountains (the local National Alliance on Mental Illness affiliate) is providing a free one-day workshop on Friday, focusing on children with special mental health needs. The workshop, entitled “Making a Difference,” will be ...

Harassed in hospitals and operating rooms, women in medicine await their #MeToo moment - NBCNews.com - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 09:35

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Harassed in hospitals and operating rooms, women in medicine await their #MeToo moment
NBCNews.com
The American Medical Association calls workplace sexual harassment unethical and specifically states in its Code of Medical Ethics that “Sexual relationships between medical supervisors and trainees are not acceptable, even if consensual.” Westchester ...

Letter: Give the doctors a say - Virginian-Pilot - Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 05:23

Letter: Give the doctors a say
Virginian-Pilot
Why doesn't someone introduce legislation that would require medical professionals, including psychologists and psychiatrists, to enter a patient's name into the federal crime database so that the patient is unable to purchase a weapon. Judging from ...

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Electronic Health Records Don't Reduce Administrative Costs - Harvard Business School

Electronic Health Records Don't Reduce Administrative CostsHarvard Business SchoolDURHAM, NC and BOSTON – The federal government thought that the adoption of certified electronic health record systems (EHR) would help reduce administrative costs for physicians in a variety of s

Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose: Manifestations and Management - Pharmacy Times

Tricyclic Antidepressant Overdose: Manifestations and ManagementPharmacy TimesIn 2016, tricyclic antidepressants were categorized as one of the top 25 classes of medications associated with the greatest number of fatalities.3 Tricyclic antidepressants have a 24-76-hour half-li

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