Should psychiatrists tell voters what they think about Trump? - BioEdge - Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 13:29

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Should psychiatrists tell voters what they think about Trump?
BioEdge
According to an American Psychiatric Association regulation known informally as The Goldwater Rule, psychiatrists are not allowed to volunteer their opinion on the mental health of a public figure without having had a private consultation with the ...

The head of the American Medical Association calls many health apps pure “snake oil” - Quartz - Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 12:30

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The head of the American Medical Association calls many health apps pure “snake oil”
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Madara said the AMA would now actively partner with vendors and regulators to inform entrepreneurs what physicians (and patients) really needed: “digital tools that would simplify and better organize our lives, and also adapt to the natural variations ...

Weigh your options to treat depression during pregnancy - Chicago Daily Herald - Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 11:58

Weigh your options to treat depression during pregnancy
Chicago Daily Herald
Guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend medication for expectant mothers with severe depression (except paroxetine). But for pregnant women with mild to moderate ...

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American Medical Association announces new policies to combat opioid epidemic - Beckley Register-Herald - Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 07:05

American Medical Association announces new policies to combat opioid epidemic
Beckley Register-Herald
The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted new policies this week to help combat the country's opioid epidemic. The new policies encourage physicians to co-prescribe Naloxone to patients at risk of an overdose; to promote timely and appropriate ...

Dr. K: Weigh your options to treat depression during pregnancy - Tulsa World - Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 05:02

Dr. K: Weigh your options to treat depression during pregnancy
Tulsa World
Guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommend medication for expectant mothers with severe depression (except paroxetine). But for pregnant women with mild to moderate ...

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Turkish President Returns to Istanbul in Sign Military Coup Is Faltering - New York Times - Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 04:53

Turkish President Returns to Istanbul in Sign Military Coup Is Faltering
New York Times
The Books of The Times review on June 7, about “Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants” by Peter D. Kramer, referred incorrectly to the antidepressant trials conducted at a facility that is not named in the book. They were commercially sponsored ...

With False Claims, Trump Attacks Media on Turnout and Intelligence Rift - New York Times - Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 04:53

With False Claims, Trump Attacks Media on Turnout and Intelligence Rift
New York Times
The Books of The Times review on June 7, about “Ordinarily Well: The Case for Antidepressants” by Peter D. Kramer, referred incorrectly to the antidepressant trials conducted at a facility that is not named in the book. They were commercially sponsored ...

Telemedicine Diagnoses Okay Within Limits, AMA Says - Medscape - Friday, June 17, 2016 - 23:01

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Telemedicine Diagnoses Okay Within Limits, AMA Says
Medscape
CHICAGO — The Hippocratic conscience of the American Medical Association (AMA) has caught up with the state of telemedicine. The AMA's House of Delegates revised its ethics code at its annual meeting held here to essentially bless the diagnosis of ...

Lexington doctor leads AMA as it declares gun violence a public health crisis - Lexington Herald Leader (blog) - Friday, June 17, 2016 - 22:31

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Lexington doctor leads AMA as it declares gun violence a public health crisis
Lexington Herald Leader (blog)
The AMA's resolutions said it “recognizes that uncontrolled ownership and use of firearms, especially handguns, is a serious threat to the public's health inasmuch as the weapons are one of the main causes of intentional and unintentional injuries and ...
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AMA Blasts Medicare Part B Drug Price Plan - MedPage Today - Friday, June 17, 2016 - 22:15

AMA Blasts Medicare Part B Drug Price Plan
MedPage Today
CHICAGO -- A proposal by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to change the way Medicare pays for drugs under the Part B program would hurt physician practices, the American Medical Association said at its annual meeting here. "This is a ...

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NAMI C.A.R.E.S. About Minority Mental Health Awareness Month - Huffington Post

NAMI C.A.R.E.S. About Minority Mental Health Awareness MonthHuffington Post“Once my loved ones accepted the diagnosis, healing began for the entire family, but it took too long. It took years. Can't we, as a nation, begin to speed up that process?

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