PHYSICIAN WELLNESS: CHANGING THE CULTURE - Annals of Family Medicine - Monday, November 14, 2016 - 22:18

PHYSICIAN WELLNESS: CHANGING THE CULTURE
Annals of Family Medicine
This summit involved the American Medical Association, the American Association of Medical Colleges, the ACGME, and the Center for Medicare Services, among others. The AFMRD has established a physician well-being task force and plans special ...

Antidepressant and antipsychotic prescriptions up for Canadians under 18: study - CTV News - Monday, November 14, 2016 - 19:42

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Antidepressant and antipsychotic prescriptions up for Canadians under 18: study
CTV News
A new study found that prescriptions for antipsychotics and antidepressants in Canada have increased in youths under 18. Antipsychotics dispensing rates increased 33 per cent between 2010 and 2013, while antidepressant rates jumped 63 per cent in the ...

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New Guidelines Broaden Statin Recommendations - NBCNews.com - Monday, November 14, 2016 - 19:23

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New Guidelines Broaden Statin Recommendations
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Dr. Rita Redberg from the University of California, San Francisco, who helped write a commentary in the Journal of the American Medical Association, questioned the strength of the evidence, particularly with regard to the balance between benefits and ...
Statins for everyone over 40? What patients need to think about before filling that prescriptionHealthNewsReview.org
New USPSTF Guidelines Recommend Statins in 'Appropriately Selected' Primary-Prevention PatientsTCTMD
Statins for Primary PreventionThe Debate Is Intense, but the Data Are WeakJAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association

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Trump shouldn't harsh the mellow from election pot win - The Hill (blog) - Monday, November 14, 2016 - 18:59

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Trump shouldn't harsh the mellow from election pot win
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A major study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that opioid fatalities are falling in states that provide access to medical marijuana. The American people need President Trump to enlist cannabis in the fight against opioids ...

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The New Placebo Effect - The Epoch Times - Monday, November 14, 2016 - 18:39

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The New Placebo Effect
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A 2008 survey found that about 50 percent of U.S. physicians gave their patients placebos when there was no effective treatment available—because much of the time they make patients feel better, even though the American Medical Association's policy on ...

Mental Meltdown: Trump Win Caused Massive Surge in Crisis Hotline Calls - Heat Street - Monday, November 14, 2016 - 18:17

Mental Meltdown: Trump Win Caused Massive Surge in Crisis Hotline Calls
Heat Street
Maria A. Oquendo, president of the American Psychiatric Association, said the organization has also noticed a surge in demand, stretching thin the country's already-strained mental health resources. “There have been a number of groups targeted in the ...

This eye-tracking app could speed-up autism detection - Wired.co.uk - Monday, November 14, 2016 - 16:26

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This eye-tracking app could speed-up autism detection
Wired.co.uk
... of Buffalo carried out a study of the app, monitoring 32 children, ranging in age from two to ten. Half of the children involved with the study had previously been diagnosed with autism in accordance with American Psychiatric Association diagnostic ...

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Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' Law Linked to Homicide Increase - TIME - Monday, November 14, 2016 - 16:03

Florida's 'Stand Your Ground' Law Linked to Homicide Increase
TIME
Since the controversial law was implemented in 2005, Florida's overall monthly homicide rate has increased 24.4% and the homicide by firearm rate is up 31.6%, according to the study, which was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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'One Piece' Chapter 846 Latest Spoilers: Luffy, Nami Imprisoned? Big Mom's Arc To End; Disastrous Wedding Will Be ... - Parent Herald - Monday, November 14, 2016 - 13:44

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'One Piece' Chapter 846 Latest Spoilers: Luffy, Nami Imprisoned? Big Mom's Arc To End; Disastrous Wedding Will Be ...
Parent Herald
"One Piece" Chapter 846 is expected to see Luffy and Nami locked inside one of Big Mom's prison cell. Rumors surfaced that the manga series is ending but recent speculations suggest that only the current arc, the Big Mom arc will finally end. That said ...

Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Linked to Speech/Language Disorders - Pharmacy Times - Monday, November 14, 2016 - 13:23

Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy Linked to Speech/Language Disorders
Pharmacy Times
Although scientists disagree on the number of women taking antidepressants during pregnancy, there is no doubt that some pregnant women take them. The percentage of Americans older than 20 years of age taking antidepressants nearly doubled between ...

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Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease Anxiety - Yahoo Sports

Just One Dose of This Psychedelic Drug Can Ease AnxietyYahoo SportsThe studies, both published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, are accompanied by 11 editorials of support from leaders in psychiatry, including two past presidents of the American Psychiatric Association.

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health Reforms - Satellite PR News (press release)

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health ReformsSatellite PR News (press release)The bill, which incorporates key provisions from the “Helping Families in Mental Health Act” (HR 2646) that passed the House in July, represents a new level of Congressional commitment to improve mental

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health Reforms - Yahoo Sports

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health ReformsYahoo SportsThe bill, which incorporates key provisions from the "Helping Families in Mental Health Act" (HR 2646) that passed the House in July, represents a new level of Congressional commitment to improve mental health care i

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health Reforms - Yahoo News

NAMI Applauds Passage of Landmark Mental Health ReformsYahoo NewsThe bill, which incorporates key provisions from the "Helping Families in Mental Health Act" (HR 2646) that passed the House in July, represents a new level of Congressional commitment to improve mental health care in our nation.

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