'Study drugs' part of college experience - Galesburg Register-Mail - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 13:07

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'Study drugs' part of college experience
Galesburg Register-Mail
About 5 percent of American children have ADHD, according to the American Psychiatric Association. A study by the National Survey of Children's Health, however, found a 7.8 percent diagnosis rate in 2003, 9.5 percent in 2007 and by 2011, 11 percent.

Take one Fitbit and call me in the morning - USA TODAY - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 13:04

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Take one Fitbit and call me in the morning
USA TODAY
At the American Medical Association's annual meeting in early June, Dr. James Madara, the AMA's CEO, lashed out at wearables and other connected devices, calling them “the digital snake oil of the early 21st century.” Just a couple weeks before Madara ...

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Heddens joins NAMI to continue serving Iowans with mental illness - Syracuse Journal-Democrat - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 09:53

Heddens joins NAMI to continue serving Iowans with mental illness
Syracuse Journal-Democrat
Iowa Rep. Lisa Heddens, of the District 46, announced this week that she has taken a new position as the Executive Director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, of Central Iowa. In the new position, which she has already started ...

Heddens joins NAMI to continue serving Iowans with mental illness - Syracuse Journal-Democrat - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 09:53

Heddens joins NAMI to continue serving Iowans with mental illness
Syracuse Journal-Democrat
Iowa Rep. Lisa Heddens, of the District 46, announced this week that she has taken a new position as the Executive Director for the National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI, of Central Iowa. In the new position, which she has already started ...

Plan to Reduce Opioid Painkiller Use Gains National & State Support‏ - HNN Huntingtonnews.net - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 07:27

Plan to Reduce Opioid Painkiller Use Gains National & State Support‏
HNN Huntingtonnews.net
The first-of-its-kind initiative in West Virginia has garnered broad support from stakeholders across the state and nation, including the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, West Virginia State Medical Association, West ...

Column: Death by medical error: Adding context to scary headlines - Bend Bulletin - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 07:11

Bend Bulletin

Column: Death by medical error: Adding context to scary headlines
Bend Bulletin
After the original report, some future colleagues of mine at Indiana University wrote an article in The Journal of the American Medical Association rebutting the numbers being thrown around. First, they pointed out that many of those 98,000 were very ...

Vern Buchanan: Fixing America's broken mental-health care system - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 05:31

Vern Buchanan: Fixing America's broken mental-health care system
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Nearly all of the nation's leading mental health and law enforcement organizations have endorsed the bill, including the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the American Psychological Association, the American Psychiatric Association and the ...

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Vern Buchanan: Fixing America's broken mental-health care system - Sarasota Herald-Tribune - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 05:09

Vern Buchanan: Fixing America's broken mental-health care system
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Nearly all of the nation's leading mental health and law enforcement organizations have endorsed the bill, including the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the American Psychological Association, the American Psychiatric Association and the ...

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Greater Huntington Wall of Fame 2016 inductees announced - Huntington Herald Dispatch - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 04:12

Huntington Herald Dispatch

Greater Huntington Wall of Fame 2016 inductees announced
Huntington Herald Dispatch
... providing medical aid to victims of the flood. For these and other accomplishments, Clements was awarded the Jack McConnell Award for Volunteerism by the American Medical Association. After living around the world and United States, Clements is ...

Texas appeals court halts execution of man who did not kill anyone - Raw Story - Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 04:08

Raw Story

Texas appeals court halts execution of man who did not kill anyone
Raw Story
Grigson, nicknamed “Dr. Death” for his willingness to testify against people facing the death penalty, was expelled from the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians and the American Psychiatric Association for ethical violations: making diagnoses of ...
Texas suspends execution of murder accomplice who didn't pull the triggerUPI.com
Texas halts execution of accomplice tainted by 'Dr Death' testimonyBBC News
Execution halted for Jeff Wood, who never killed anyoneWFAA.com
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CDC: More people are using marijuana, but fewer are abusing it - The Providence Journal

CDC: More people are using marijuana, but fewer are abusing itThe Providence JournalDependence and abuse were measured by common criteria set by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) used by the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Charles R. Morin joins medical staff at Southcoast Behavioral Health - Sippican Week

Dr. Charles R. Morin joins medical staff at Southcoast Behavioral HealthSippican WeekHe is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and a diplomat for the American Board of Psychiatry and National Board of Medical Examiners. He is certified by the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology. Dr.

Dr. Charles R. Morin joins medical staff at Southcoast Behavioral Health - Sippican Week

Dr. Charles R. Morin joins medical staff at Southcoast Behavioral HealthSippican WeekHe is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and a diplomat for the American Board of Psychiatry and National Board of Medical Examiners.

81% of physicians in their 30s are paying off medical debt & 6 other findings - Becker's ASC Review

81% of physicians in their 30s are paying off medical debt & 6 other findingsBecker's ASC ReviewAmerican Medical Association sent a survey to nearly 127,000 physicians to learn about their personal financial attitudes and behaviors.

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