On Opioids, Physicians Have Opportunities for Good, Says NAM - Medscape - Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 20:38

Medscape

On Opioids, Physicians Have Opportunities for Good, Says NAM
Medscape
Saying that prescribing practices — and the neglect of awareness and treatment of substance use disorder — has been a primary driver of the opioid epidemic in the United States, the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is issuing a new call to action ...

From lawsuit to book chapter, Boca lawyer pursues fight against Trump - Palm Beach Post - Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 20:32

Palm Beach Post

From lawsuit to book chapter, Boca lawyer pursues fight against Trump
Palm Beach Post
Boca Raton probate attorney James Herb, whose legal filing to have President Donald Trump declared mentally unfit is pending before Florida's 4th District Court of Appeal, has contributed to a newly released book that includes analyses by well-known ...

Lithium may provide answer to antidepressant shortcomings - Healio - Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 20:00

Lithium may provide answer to antidepressant shortcomings
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NEW ORLEANS — In a presentation here, S. Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH, of Tufts University School of Medicine, discussed shortcomings of antidepressants, as well as the promise of lithium at low doses for suicide prevention in depression. “There is not much ...

Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse risk | News ... - WHBL Sheboygan - Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 19:44

Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse risk | News ...
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(Reuters Health) - People taking antidepressants for anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to ...

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Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse risk - WHTC - Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 19:36

Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse risk
WHTC
(Reuters Health) - People taking antidepressants for anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to relapse when they stop using these drugs than when they remain on medication, a research ...

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Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse risk - WHTC - Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 19:36

Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse risk
WHTC
Even so, the results add to a large body of evidence already suggesting that patients on antidepressants may be more prone to relapse when they discontinue treatment than when they remain on medication, said Dr. Ronald Pies, a psychiatry researcher at ...

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Experts Debate Nonmedical Vaccine Exemption for School Entry - Medscape - Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 19:31

Medscape

Experts Debate Nonmedical Vaccine Exemption for School Entry
Medscape
CHICAGO — Although experts agree that vaccination rates in schools need to improve, they disagree on the best way to make this happen, highlighting the sensitive issues that currently surround vaccinations. On one side of the debate are physicians ...

Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse risk - Reuters - Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 19:29

Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse risk
Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People taking antidepressants for anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to relapse when they stop using these drugs than when they remain on medication, a research ...

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Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse risk - Reuters - Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 19:29

Stopping antidepressants tied to increased relapse risk
Reuters
Even so, the results add to a large body of evidence already suggesting that patients on antidepressants may be more prone to relapse when they discontinue treatment than when they remain on medication, said Dr. Ronald Pies, a psychiatry researcher at ...

and more »
AMA president weighs the pros and cons of MACRA, MIPS - Healthcare IT News - Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 18:35

Healthcare IT News

AMA president weighs the pros and cons of MACRA, MIPS
Healthcare IT News
“We have a better framework to go forward,” said David Barbe, MD, president of the American Medical Association and a family physician from Mountain Grove, Missouri. “It's increasingly looking at the value that care brings. That can be in terms of ...
With deadline fast approaching for doctors to participate in MIPS, AMA's president David O. Barbe offers adviceFierceHealthcare

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