'Paper,' by Mark Kurlansky - New York Times - Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 14:28

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'Paper,' by Mark Kurlansky
New York Times
Paper holds the world together. It wipes our foreheads, cleans up our spills, bags our groceries and disposes of our waste products. It floods into our mailboxes at home and across our desks at work. And it's not going away anytime soon. From the late ...

NAMI-Kansas City to close services helping people with mental illness - Kansas City Star - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 21:42

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NAMI-Kansas City to close services helping people with mental illness
Kansas City Star
Key people on NAMI-KC's small staff have been coping with physical health problems, Blakely said. Those issues, combined with increasing strains on obtaining funding and the exhausting demand of mental health needs, prompted the decision to close.
Michelin, NAMI seek to change conversation about mental illnessGreenville News
KCPD searching for new mental health leads following NAMI-KC closureKSHB
NAMI to offer new Hispanic family support groupThe Morning Journal

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Takeda and Lundbeck Present Vortioxetine Data at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2016 Annual Meeting - PR Newswire (press release) - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 20:03

Takeda and Lundbeck Present Vortioxetine Data at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2016 Annual Meeting
PR Newswire (press release)
DEERFIELD, Ill., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) and Lundbeck today announced that additional data from clinical studies evaluating the ...

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Health|Cancer Survivor Receives First Penis Transplant in the United States - New York Times - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 18:42

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Health|Cancer Survivor Receives First Penis Transplant in the United States
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Opinion. Today's Opinion · Op-Ed Columnists · Editorials · Contributing Writers · Op-Ed Contributors · Opinionator · Letters · Sunday Review · Taking Note · Room for Debate · Public Editor · Video: Opinion ...

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Behavioral Addictions: A Dangerous and Slippery Slope - Huffington Post - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 16:23

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Behavioral Addictions: A Dangerous and Slippery Slope
Huffington Post
If taken beyond its narrowest usage, 'behavioral addiction' would expand the definition of mental disorder to its breaking point and would threaten to erase the concept of normality. This blog originally appeared in Rehabs.com. Allen Frances is a ...

Otsuka to Present Scientific Data at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting - Business Wire (press release) - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 13:01

Otsuka to Present Scientific Data at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting
Business Wire (press release)
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC) today announced the presentation of seven posters highlighting research and data around Otsuka's portfolio of CNS products, including: ...

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'LaRose,' by Louise Erdrich - New York Times - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 09:31

'LaRose,' by Louise Erdrich
New York Times
Believing that he has been betrayed by Landreaux when they were both boys, Romeo is determined to take his revenge by convincing Peter, the father of the dead child, that the death was not a simple accident. Like Iago and Malvolio, Romeo gets his power ...

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Depression Australia: Taking antidepressants for treatment not effective; Study suggests combination of ... - International Business Times AU - Monday, May 16, 2016 - 05:17

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Depression Australia: Taking antidepressants for treatment not effective; Study suggests combination of ...
International Business Times AU
A new study published in the Medical Journal of Australia, states that antidepressants are not as effective as they are thought to be. In fact, they prevent less than half of the burden caused by depression. The findings come at a time when Australia's ...
Antidepressants aren't as effective as we thought — and shouldn't be the only treatment for depressionBusiness Insider
Doctors Urged To Consider Other Depression Treatments Amid Declining Efficacy Of Antidepressant MedicationsTech Times
Doctors are being urged to consider other treatments for depression and anxiety besides antidepressant drugs.ABC Online
The Sydney Morning Herald -The Guardian
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Electroshock Of Children Recommended By American Psychiatric Association, Human Rights Group Protests - The Inquisitr - Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 22:23

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Electroshock Of Children Recommended By American Psychiatric Association, Human Rights Group Protests
The Inquisitr
An epic debate over the American Psychiatric Association recommending the electroshock of children due to “normal” childhood behaviors is at stake. According to a press release by PR Newswire, the Citizens Commission on Human Rights, a non-profit, ...

Martin Friedman, Whose Vision Shaped Walker Art Center, Dies at 90 - New York Times - Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 01:19

New York Times

Martin Friedman, Whose Vision Shaped Walker Art Center, Dies at 90
New York Times
In 2012, appraising Mr. Friedman's tenure there, The New York Observer wrote, “If Minneapolis is the Paris of the Midwest, the Walker is its Louvre, d'Orsay and Eiffel Tower.” The son of Israel and Etta Friedman, a tailor and a homemaker, Martin Lee ...

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In aftermath of Orlando shooting, American Medical Association takes a stand - MarketWatch

In aftermath of Orlando shooting, American Medical Association takes a standMarketWatch“As the nation's healers, we are shocked and saddened by the horrific, senseless murders in Orlando and a brazen, targeted attack on LGBTQ Americans,” said AMA president Dr.

AMA Urges Congress to Provide Immediate Funding to Help Combat Zika Virus - Marketwired (press release)

AMA Urges Congress to Provide Immediate Funding to Help Combat Zika VirusMarketwired (press release)CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - June 14, 2016) - Amidst growing concerns about the nation's ability to respond to the Zika virus, the American Medical Associ

Off-Label Prescription of Antidepressants on the Rise - Psychiatry Advisor

Off-Label Prescription of Antidepressants on the RisePsychiatry AdvisorOff-label antidepressant use is on the rise due to increased prescribing by primary care physicians (PCPs) for nondepressive indications such as insomnia and pain, according to a new study published in JAMA.

AMA Adopts New Policies to Prevent Future Lead Poisoning - Marketwired (press release)

AMA Adopts New Policies to Prevent Future Lead PoisoningMarketwired (press release)CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - June 14, 2016) - In light of the devastating water crisis in Flint, Mich., communities are hyper-aware of the dangers of lead, and efforts to remove it from th

AMA Appoints Dr. David Barbe as its New President-Elect - EHRIntelligence.com

AMA Appoints Dr. David Barbe as its New President-ElectEHRIntelligence.comOutside of the AMA, Barbe has served in many capacities in healthcare professional organizations. He served as the head of the governing board for the Missouri State Medical Association in 2003 and was the society's president in 2005.

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