Global Experts Expose Troubling Facts About the Psycho-pharmaceutical Industry's Bad Science and Harmful Treatments - Yahoo Finance - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 13:19

Global Experts Expose Troubling Facts About the Psycho-pharmaceutical Industry's Bad Science and Harmful Treatments
Yahoo Finance
According to data obtained by CCHR from the IMS Health Vector One National database, in 2013, 10,291,860 Americans, alone, were prescribed ADHD drugs, 41,226,394 were prescribed antidepressants, 6,845,303 were prescribed antipsychotics and ...

A cure for the common cold and 4 other medical predictions that haven't (yet) come true - STAT - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 10:07

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A cure for the common cold and 4 other medical predictions that haven't (yet) come true
STAT
In 1955, Arkansas physician Dr. Lowry McDaniel told the American Medical Association convention that by the year 2000 the common cold “will be only a memory,” reported the International News Service. But bringing that prediction to fruition is easier ...

No, Obamacare Has Not Saved American Lives - National Review - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 09:46

National Review

No, Obamacare Has Not Saved American Lives
National Review
In the Journal of the American Medical Association, Stanford University's Raj Chetty and colleagues looked for determinants of life expectancy for individuals in the lowest income quartile and found that health-care access was not one of them. There is ...

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NAMI program scheduled for March 7 - Napoleon Northwest Signal - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 05:01

NAMI program scheduled for March 7
Napoleon Northwest Signal
ARCHBOLD — Local Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (LOSS) team coordinator Tonie Long will talk about suicide prevention and family follow-up at the Tuesday, March 7 NAMI Four County meeting. The meeting, which is open to the public, starts at 7 p.m. ...

Govt asked to set up trauma centres at district level - DAWN.com - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 02:30

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Govt asked to set up trauma centres at district level
DAWN.com
“Our delegation visited China where it met with office-bearers of China Medical Association, American Medical Association, British Medical Association, World Medical Association, Sri Lankan Medical Association and Thailand Medical Association,” he said.
PMA demands trauma centres across countryDaily Times

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Newington forum on gambling addiction today - Bristol Press - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 02:28

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Newington forum on gambling addiction today
Bristol Press
The American Psychiatric Association defines pathological gambling as a medical disorder directly impacting over two million people in the U.S. Warning signs include an obsession with having to get the mail, missing work, strange phone calls ...

PMA demands trauma centres across country - Daily Times - Monday, February 27, 2017 - 00:37

Daily Times

PMA demands trauma centres across country
Daily Times
"After the successful organising of the conference, the PMA was invited to China where we had meetings with the China Medical Association, American Medical Association, British Medical Association, World Medical Association, Sri Lankan Medical ...

Those against medical marijuana - The Daily Telegram - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 20:02

The Daily Telegram

Those against medical marijuana
The Daily Telegram
Gietzen admitted his own profession is divided over the subject, with the American College of Physicians in support and the American Medical Association in opposition. "Althrough I am a physician," he said, "I do not claim to speak for my colleagues or ...

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Protection Against Glaucoma: Role of Daily Statin Therapy - Medical News Bulletin - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:56

Medical News Bulletin

Protection Against Glaucoma: Role of Daily Statin Therapy
Medical News Bulletin
A new study, which is published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Ophthalmology, has focused on the type, dosage and the lipid profile of the patients who benefitted from statin therapy against open angle glaucoma. This study used data ...

'Off-label' antidepressant use lacks evidence, and a link between math skills and your health - CBC.ca - Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:00

CBC.ca

'Off-label' antidepressant use lacks evidence, and a link between math skills and your health
CBC.ca
This week, we talk with a researcher who's been searching for evidence that antidepressants work for things other than what the label says. We also have another reason to brush up on your math skills, and an ethical "oops". Get the full newsletter in ...

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NAMI family support group meets each month - Hometown Focus

NAMI family support group meets each monthHometown FocusVIRGINIA – NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Iron Range will hold a family support group meeting on Tuesday, March 14, from 6 – 7 p.m. at Essentia Health-Virginia Medical Arts Building (McMillan Room B) in Virginia.

Help mentally ill with police training and treatment, not jail - San Francisco Chronicle

Help mentally ill with police training and treatment, not jailSan Francisco ChronicleViolent encounters between police and individuals with mental illness — Sean Moore in San Francisco and Joseph Mann in Sacramento — have highlighted the use of lethal force.

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

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