APA Position on Medical Euthanasia - Psychiatric Times - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 18:04

APA Position on Medical Euthanasia
Psychiatric Times
The APA, in concert with the American Medical Association's position on Medical Euthanasia, holds that a psychiatrist should not prescribe or administer any intervention to a non-terminally ill person for the purpose of causing death. This position is ...

Family-to-Family program offered by NAMI - Journal Times - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 16:43

Family-to-Family program offered by NAMI
Journal Times
RACINE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will offer it's Family-to-Family Education program from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, March 6-May 22, at NAMI Racine County, 2300 DeKoven Ave. This 12-week course is taught by NAMI members who will ...

More than 65000 providers are cut from Medicaid rolls in 15 states - ModernHealthcare.com - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 15:02

More than 65000 providers are cut from Medicaid rolls in 15 states
ModernHealthcare.com
A provision of the Affordable Care Act that requires providers to revalidate or recertify their Medicaid reimbursement eligibility has caused more than 65,000 providers to be stripped from the federal program, according to a Modern Healthcare analysis.

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Trump Administration's dubious claims about pot and opioids are dead wrong - The Hill (blog) - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 14:20

The Hill (blog)

Trump Administration's dubious claims about pot and opioids are dead wrong
The Hill (blog)
... a widely publicized study in the esteemed Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine reported that the enactment of medical marijuana legalization laws is associated with year-over-year reductions in opioid analgesic overdose ...

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Study: Drop in Teen Suicide Rates Linked to Same-Sex Marriage Legalization - WNYC - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 13:55

WNYC

Study: Drop in Teen Suicide Rates Linked to Same-Sex Marriage Legalization
WNYC
But those rates appear to be changing, according to a new study published this week in the Journal of American Medical Association Pediatrics. The data collected over 17 years from 47 states finds that laws legalizing same-sex marriage are strongly ...
Study shows same-sex marriage laws linked to decrease in teen suicide attemptsBeckley Register-Herald

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Handful of expensive conditions dominate health care costs - Fairfield Daily Republic - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 08:24

Fairfield Daily Republic

Handful of expensive conditions dominate health care costs
Fairfield Daily Republic
As summarized by Mary Ann Moon in Rheumatology News, the study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, blames diabetes, heart disease and musculoskeletal pain for much of our nation's annual $1.2 trillion in health-related ...

Price of insulin skyrockets, leaving diabetics with no recourse - FOX31 Denver - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 01:45

FOX31 Denver

Price of insulin skyrockets, leaving diabetics with no recourse
FOX31 Denver
DENVER -- Drug spending in the U.S. increased by 20 percent from 2013 to 2015, according to a study published by the American Medical Association. Last year, Americans saw egregious examples of price increases, including the cost of an Epipen.

Physicians decry NC 'abortion reversal' bill - WRAL.com - Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 00:17

WRAL.com

Physicians decry NC 'abortion reversal' bill
WRAL.com
Both the American Medical Association and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists say there's no scientific evidence that trying to do so would be safe or effective. So-called "abortion reversal" laws are on the books in Arkansas and ...

Monroe native joins Atlanta medical practice - Walton Tribune - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 21:58

Walton Tribune

Monroe native joins Atlanta medical practice
Walton Tribune
Price is currently a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Medical Association. In January, Dr. LaKimberly Price signed her contract with a downtown Atlanta pediatric practice where she serves as a pediatrician providing health ...

Antidepressant Side Effects: Do SSRIs Block Sexual Pleasure And Orgasm? - Medical Daily - Friday, February 24, 2017 - 21:03

Medical Daily

Antidepressant Side Effects: Do SSRIs Block Sexual Pleasure And Orgasm?
Medical Daily
SSRIs can block orgasms — or cause anorgasmia — because they increase the levels of serotonin in your brain. Serotonin levels affect our physical ability to sense pain and pleasure. I like to compare taking SSRIs to being drunk. When we get drunk, we ...

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Jennifer Rubin: Republicans are tone deaf on health care - Salt Lake Tribune

Jennifer Rubin: Republicans are tone deaf on health careSalt Lake TribuneFortune reports, "Plenty of other, smaller or specialty trade associations have also expressed deep concerns with the bill, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Psychiatric Association, and the Federati

American Medical Association Opposes House Bill to Repeal ACA and Block Care for Planned Parenthood Patients - YubaNet

American Medical Association Opposes House Bill to Repeal ACA and Block Care for Planned Parenthood PatientsYubaNetWASHINGTON, DC, March 9, 2017 – The American Medical Association (AMA) announced its opposition to a GOP bill that would repeal the

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