House calls in the Medicare program show benefits for patients and costs - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 15:45

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

House calls in the Medicare program show benefits for patients and costs
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Less than 12 percent of completely homebound Medicare beneficiaries received primary care at home, according to a 2015 survey in the Journal of the American Medical Association-Internal Medicine. Between now and 2035, with the aging of the baby-boom ...
If Obamacare Covers My Health Insurance, Who Will Cover My Time?The Federalist

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Here's why more people are surviving heart attacks, according to 10-year study - WABC-TV - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 15:28

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Here's why more people are surviving heart attacks, according to 10-year study
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A study has found that more people are surviving heart attacks now than they were a decade ago, and it appears to be connected with a new procedure that's become standard in treating them. The Journal of the American Medical Association released the ...

Anthony Weiner has been caught sexting again — here's what 'sex addiction' actually is - Business Insider - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 15:18

Business Insider

Anthony Weiner has been caught sexting again — here's what 'sex addiction' actually is
Business Insider
... the ongoing debate over whether or not sex addiction is a real thing, it's still irresponsible to claim that Anthony Weiner suffers from it. The American Psychiatric Association bans its members from publicly speculating about the mental health of ...
Why some men can't seem to stop sexting: Understanding 'pocket porn'Sacramento Bee
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Our Children's Lives Depend on This Drug: A Mother's Plea to CEO After EpiPen Price Jumped 400% - Democracy Now! - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 15:04

Democracy Now!

Our Children's Lives Depend on This Drug: A Mother's Plea to CEO After EpiPen Price Jumped 400%
Democracy Now!
As somebody I talked to last night said, people are outraged because it seems outrageous that the American Medical Association has said this is basically the same product it was in 2009, and yet the price has gone up 300- or 400-fold. HEATHER BRESCH: ...

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Johns Hopkins University's Dismaying, Fact-Challenged Attack On Fracturing - Forbes - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 14:40

Forbes

Johns Hopkins University's Dismaying, Fact-Challenged Attack On Fracturing
Forbes
However, the report, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, violates just about every rule of scientific investigation. The Associated Press debunked the report, writing that it “did not establish that fracturing directly caused ...

Morning Break: Zika in SE Asia; EpiPen Price Probe - MedPage Today - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 13:46

Morning Break: Zika in SE Asia; EpiPen Price Probe
MedPage Today
(Reuters). Inovio's investigational Zika vaccine will be trialed in Puerto Rico. (Philly.com). Ronald Pies, MD, takes a close look at the "Goldwater Rule" that prohibits psychiatrists from diagnosing mental illnesses on the basis of news reports ...

Study Bolsters Role of Angioplasty, Stents in Heart-Attack Survival - HealthDay - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 13:10

HealthDay

Study Bolsters Role of Angioplasty, Stents in Heart-Attack Survival
HealthDay
Indeed, international guidelines now encourage this type of "aggressive" intervention for heart attack patients across the board, he noted. The study, funded by the British Heart Foundation, appears Aug. 30 in the Journal of the American Medical ...

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Why some men can't seem to stop sexting: Understanding 'pocket porn' - Charlotte Observer - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 12:24

Charlotte Observer

Why some men can't seem to stop sexting: Understanding 'pocket porn'
Charlotte Observer
Sexting, like internet addiction, is not included by the American Psychiatric Association in its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. But in the DSM's most recent edition, Internet Gaming Disorder is listed as warranting more clinical ...
The big question after Anthony Weiner's latest disgrace: Is sexting an addiction, technically?Orlando Sentinel
Anthony Weiner Scandal: Is Sexting an Addiction?TheWrap
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Doctors usually think bigger hospitals offer better surgery. Turns out, we're wrong. - Vox - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:50

Vox

Doctors usually think bigger hospitals offer better surgery. Turns out, we're wrong.
Vox
Thus, the question of where to go for common operations was left unanswered. Recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association I reported new evidence that helps answer where you should go to obtain care for common surgical procedures.

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Opioid epidemic - Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 11:08

Opioid epidemic
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
The plan has a lot of backing, including the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, West Virginia State Medical Association, West Virginia Osteopathic Medical Association and West Virginia Society of Health System Pharmacists.

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NAMI presentation to focus on de-escalation techniques - The Paulding County Progress

NAMI presentation to focus on de-escalation techniquesThe Paulding County ProgressARCHBOLD – Families with a mentally ill loved one all experience situations when they need a pre-planned strategy to calm or de-escalate a situation.

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