How Mice Help Discover New Anti-Depressants - American Council on Science and Health - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 17:26

How Mice Help Discover New Anti-Depressants
American Council on Science and Health
We need more information about depression, both to have a better understanding of the causes and exploration of new therapeutics. Like most scientific endeavors, depression is hard to study in humans or non-human primates. So, like many researchers, ...

Why Gratitude is an Antidepressant - The Good Men Project (blog) - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 15:58

The Good Men Project (blog)

Why Gratitude is an Antidepressant
The Good Men Project (blog)
It's Thanksgiving; the beginning of the Holiday Season. The gathering of family and friends is usually a recipe for happy times. Typically, we express our gratitude for the blessings and good fortunes we have in our lives. For some of you, it may be ...

AACE, Endocrine Society Call for insulin affordability initiatives - Healio - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 15:45

AACE, Endocrine Society Call for insulin affordability initiatives
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The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the Endocrine Society called on the American Medical Association to address the rising cost of insulin and the associated burden placed on patients with diabetes, the organizations announced in ...
Endocrine Society and AACE Partner to Address Insulin Affordability and AccessNewswise (press release)

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3 medical associations cut ties with Outcome Health, as others reconsider their partnerships - FierceHealthcare - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 14:17

3 medical associations cut ties with Outcome Health, as others reconsider their partnerships
FierceHealthcare
In June, the American Medical Association (AMA) unveiled a partnership with a hot new startup to distribute interactive educational information about prediabetes to tablets and TV screens installed in 1,000 physicians offices across four different states.

Antidepressants, Part 2: Kinetics, Dynamics, Mechanisms of Action, and the Future - Psychiatric Times - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 14:10

Antidepressants, Part 2: Kinetics, Dynamics, Mechanisms of Action, and the Future
Psychiatric Times
All other clinicians either will receive a CME Attendance Certificate or may choose any of the types of CE credit being offered. ACTIVITY GOAL. To understand the various classes of antidepressants: their kinetics, dynamics, and mechanisms of action as ...

Outcome Health offers buyouts to employees - Chicago Business Journal - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 14:01

Chicago Business Journal

Outcome Health offers buyouts to employees
Chicago Business Journal
The buyout offers occurred after partners suspended their relationships with the company, including Harvard Health Publishing and the American Medical Association, according to The Wall Street Journal. The company laid off 76 individuals in September.

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Are you addicted to your smartphone? Take the challenge! - 13WMAZ - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:10

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Are you addicted to your smartphone? Take the challenge!
13WMAZ
While the American Psychiatric Association does not actually diagnose a phone “addiction,” it does say using a phone leads to some obsessive behaviors. That's because using one triggers Dopamine, which is a chemical in our brain that makes us feel good.

Judge Steve Leifman Fights to Treat Instead of Jail Mentally Ill Miamians - Miami New Times - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:04

Miami New Times

Judge Steve Leifman Fights to Treat Instead of Jail Mentally Ill Miamians
Miami New Times
It's easy to mistake Steve Leifman for a psychiatrist. He'll happily rattle off statistics about the incidence of schizophrenia in Miami-Dade County, quote a recent Journal of the American Medical Association article, or digress at length about the ...

Nurses Say AMA Launching 'Turf War' Over Direct Patient Access - Forbes - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:01

Forbes

Nurses Say AMA Launching 'Turf War' Over Direct Patient Access
Forbes
Nurses across the U.S. are upset at new American Medical Association policy opposing efforts to allow advanced practice registered nurses to practice independently of a physician's supervision. The AMA opposes "the continual, nationwide efforts to ...

Is insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization broken and backward in the US? Some experts say yes - CNBC - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:01

CNBC

Is insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization broken and backward in the US? Some experts say yes
CNBC
This year, the infertility community celebrated what they say is long overdue news; infertility was officially declared a disease by the American Medical Association. Many hope this will be the catalyst that helps expand insurance coverage. In the ...

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Lahey Health Behavioral Services appoints new president and chief medical officer - Wicked Local Danvers

Lahey Health Behavioral Services appoints new president and chief medical officerWicked Local DanversCertified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine, Ginsberg is a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric As

AMA delegates address issues from physicians' role in the media to too much screen time for kids - FierceHealthcare

AMA delegates address issues from physicians' role in the media to too much screen time for kidsFierceHealthcarePhysicians must uphold the values of the medical profession when they take an active role in the mass media, the American Medical Association said.

'Turf wars' heat up: Nurses fire back at American Medical Association's stand on independent practice - FierceHealthcare

'Turf wars' heat up: Nurses fire back at American Medical Association's stand on independent practiceFierceHealthcareA resolution adopted by the American Medical Association is perpetuating “long-standing turf wars” between some physicians and nurses, one leading nurses' organization claims.

How Mice Help Discover New Anti-Depressants - American Council on Science and Health

How Mice Help Discover New Anti-DepressantsAmerican Council on Science and HealthWe need more information about depression, both to have a better understanding of the causes and exploration of new therapeutics. Like most scientific endeavors, depression is hard to study in humans or non-human primates.

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