Baby boomers live longer but are not as healthy as their parents - WWL First News - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 15:20

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Baby boomers live longer but are not as healthy as their parents
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Baby boomers live longer but are not necessarily healthier according to findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. 78 million Americans who were born in the post war baby boom of 1946 to 1964 do have a longer life expectancy ...

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Kill the monster - Arkansas Online - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 15:11

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Kill the monster
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Just patch it up here and there, he advises in an article for the Journal of the American Medical Association. "Congress should revisit a public plan to compete alongside private insurers in areas of the country where competition is limited," he concludes.
ObamaCare Set to Leave More People With Fewer Options in 2017The New American

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Insulin Prices Are Skyrocketing, Too - Money Magazine - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 14:55

Insulin Prices Are Skyrocketing, Too
Money Magazine
The EpiPen isn't the only life-saving medication that has experienced egregious price increases in the past decade; according to a study from the the Journal of the American Medical Association published this spring, prices for insulin are also rising ...

Should virtual reality be used to diagnose pedophilia? - The Week Magazine - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 14:48

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Should virtual reality be used to diagnose pedophilia?
The Week Magazine
Pedophilia, a psychiatric disorder, affects up to 5 percent of men, according to the American Psychiatric Association. But it's difficult to study because researchers don't want to use real photos of children to measure arousal. So they're turning to 3 ...

Report: 3 tips for pharma to provide beyond-the-pill services - Medical Marketing and Media - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 14:09

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Report: 3 tips for pharma to provide beyond-the-pill services
Medical Marketing and Media
Forty-six percent of physicians surveyed in a new report expect drugmakers to provide beyond-the-pill services. Photo credit: Andy Miah/Creative Commons. Physicians expect pharmaceutical companies to provide more beyond-the-pill services, as they face ...

Cancer Drug Direct-to-Consumer Advertisements -- Good or Bad? - Medscape - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 13:40

Cancer Drug Direct-to-Consumer Advertisements -- Good or Bad?
Medscape
Marketing cancer-related drugs directly to the public can be harmful in many ways, two oncologists write in a "Viewpoint" article published online August 11 in JAMA Oncology. While there is little evidence "so far" that cancer-related, direct-to ...

EpiPen Only Scratches The Surface Of The Drug-Price Crisis, JAMA Study Says - Forbes - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 13:40

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EpiPen Only Scratches The Surface Of The Drug-Price Crisis, JAMA Study Says
Forbes
Last week, when the Mylan MYL -0.63% EpiPen pricing scandal was dominating the airwaves, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a study with a sobering bottom line: Per capita drug spending in the U.S. is $858 per year, vs.
Our Children's Lives Depend on This Drug: A Mother's Plea to CEO After EpiPen Price Jumped 400%AlterNet
Markets and medicine: Behind the rising cost of prescription drugsPeople's World

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Franklin Frye Died in Custody After Serving 45 Years Over a $20 Necklace - Washington City Paper - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 13:02

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Franklin Frye Died in Custody After Serving 45 Years Over a $20 Necklace
Washington City Paper
“It's not a fair world,” says Dr. Allen Frances, former chair of the psychiatric department at Duke University, comparing the starkly different outcomes in the Frye and Hinckley cases. “If someone has resources and external support, they get a very ...

Concerns over high antidepressant use in most deprived areas of Scotland - CommonSpace - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 12:29

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Concerns over high antidepressant use in most deprived areas of Scotland
CommonSpace
SOME of the most deprived areas in Scotland also have the highest level of antidepressant usage, according to this year's new index of deprivation released by the Scottish Government. According to the index, four Glasgow areas share the top three spots ...

STAWAR: Is the Goldwater Rule made to be broken? - Evening News and Tribune - Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 12:22

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STAWAR: Is the Goldwater Rule made to be broken?
Evening News and Tribune
... used social media to assert that Republican nominee Donald Trump meets the diagnostic criteria for Narcissistic Personality Disorder, as defined in the latest edition of the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) Diagnostic and Statistical Manual ...

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NAMI announces monthly meeting - Bonner County Daily Bee

NAMI announces monthly meetingBonner County Daily BeeSANDPOINT — ACLU Idaho representative Kathy Griesmyer will speak on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the NAMI Far North (National Alliance on Mental Illness) monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m. in the old Bonner General Health classroom, 520 N.

New study to look at impact of common antidepressants on pregnant women - News-Medical.net

New study to look at impact of common antidepressants on pregnant womenNews-Medical.netCalled Optimizing Medication Management for Mothers With Depression, or OPTI-MOM, the Northwestern Medicine study is enrolling up to 200 women to systemically look at genetic and clinical profiles

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