House Mental Health Bill Gaining Momentum - Bloomberg BNA - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 15:33

House Mental Health Bill Gaining Momentum
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May 25 — Long-stalled House legislation (H.R. 2646) intended to reform the mental health system will be marked up by the full Energy and Commerce Committee in June, a committee spokeswoman confirmed. The legislation, sponsored by Rep.

Nathaniel Philbrick: By the Book - New York Times - Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:00

Nathaniel Philbrick: By the Book
New York Times
Even before writing “Mayflower,” I'd come to regard William Bradford's “Of Plymouth Plantation” as the fundamental book about the region. My favorite book about Nantucket is the 1835 novel “Miriam Coffin; Or, The Whale-Fishermen,” by Joseph Hart.

AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast attendees donate $115K to support those with mental illness - Colorado Springs Gazette - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 21:37

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AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast attendees donate $115K to support those with mental illness
Colorado Springs Gazette
NAMI, originally formed as the grassroots nonprofit National Alliance on Mental Illness, has a number of programs. Breakfast attendees helped "educate, advocate and support those living with mental illness and their loved ones" by donating $115,000.

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Books|Review: Noah Hawley's 'Before the Fall' Is One of the Year's Best Suspense Novels - New York Times - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 20:57

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Books|Review: Noah Hawley's 'Before the Fall' Is One of the Year's Best Suspense Novels
New York Times
She'd rather be at Barneys. Then there's the stranger, the last-minute passenger Maggie happened to invite for reasons not entirely clear. He is Scott Burroughs, a good-looking, middle-aged unsuccessful artist with whom Maggie has been exchanging ...

Health|Could Alzheimer's Stem From Infections? It Makes Sense, Experts Say - New York Times - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 18:32

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Health|Could Alzheimer's Stem From Infections? It Makes Sense, Experts Say
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The work began when Robert D. Moir, of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, had an idea about the function of amyloid proteins, normal brain proteins whose role had long been a mystery. The proteins were traditionally thought to ...

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Brookhaven Retreat Exhibited at the Annual American Psychiatric Association meeting in Atlanta May 15-17, 2016 - Virtual-Strategy Magazine - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 07:18

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Brookhaven Retreat Exhibited at the Annual American Psychiatric Association meeting in Atlanta May 15-17, 2016
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Brookhaven Retreat ® LLC, a unique residential treatment facility exclusively for women with mental health and/or substance abuse issues, exhibited at the psychiatry event of the year, the 2016 annual meeting of the American Psychiatric Association at ...

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More Men With Early Prostate Cancer Are Choosing to Avoid Treatment - New York Times - Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 03:52

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More Men With Early Prostate Cancer Are Choosing to Avoid Treatment
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Books|Review: In 'Secondhand Time,' Voices From a Lost Russia - New York Times - Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 20:15

Books|Review: In 'Secondhand Time,' Voices From a Lost Russia
New York Times
In “Danko's Burning Heart,” a short story by Maxim Gorky (1868-1936), a group of people are lost in a forest at night. Danko wants to lead them to safety. His heart burns with such desire that it catches fire. He rips it from his chest and uses it to ...

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Meet the Metro nominees on live lohud.com webcast - The Journal News | LoHud.com - Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 19:01

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Meet the Metro nominees on live lohud.com webcast
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... Putnam and Bergen counties, are produced by Nyack's Helen Hayes Youth Theatre. Lohud.com, the event's media sponsor, will also webcast the June 6 ceremony at 7:30 p.m. and pre-show blue-carpet interview show starting at 6 p.m.. — Peter D. Kramer.

Antidepressants commonly, increasingly prescribed for nondepressive indications - Science Daily - Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 17:40

Antidepressants commonly, increasingly prescribed for nondepressive indications
Science Daily
In a study appearing in the May 24/31 issue of JAMA, Jenna Wong, M.Sc., of McGill University, Montreal, Canada, and colleagues analyzed treatment indications for antidepressants and assessed trends in antidepressant prescribing for depression.

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AMA Senior Physicians Section: 2016 AMA Annual Meeting highlights - American Medical Association (blog)

AMA Senior Physicians Section: 2016 AMA Annual Meeting highlightsAmerican Medical Association (blog)The AMA Senior Physicians Section (SPS) sponsored a joint educational program titled “Burning Up, Burning Out or Burning Brightly.” This well-attended program featured Richard B.

H.R. 2646, Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act, Moves to Full Committee; Administration Releases Proposed ... - The National Law Review

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