Doctor's Take: Being a Minority in Medicine - ABC News - Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 15:36

Doctor's Take: Being a Minority in Medicine
ABC News
In the 1970s, medical professionals, including the American Medical Association, began to investigate why few African Americans and Hispanics went into or were successful in medicine. While they launched programs to help facilitate underrepresented ...

NAMI Scholarship Foundation announces 2016-17 award winners - National Hog Farmer - Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 15:13

NAMI Scholarship Foundation announces 2016-17 award winners
National Hog Farmer
“The North American Meat Institute Scholarship Foundation congratulates these exemplary students on their impressive record of academic achievement, leadership and service,” says NAMI Scholarship President Ron Gustafson of Coast Packing Co. in ...

Mini Quiz: Can Pedophilia Be Treated? - Psychiatric Times - Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 15:08

Mini Quiz: Can Pedophilia Be Treated?
Psychiatric Times
In 2015, SBC received the top award given by the American Psychiatric Association for “Best Academic Out-patient Clinical Research Program.” In the past 15 years, the known hands-on re-offence rate of sex offenders treated in the SBC has fallen to ...

Osteoporosis, a Disease With Few Treatment Options, May Soon Have One More - New York Times - Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 15:01

New York Times

Osteoporosis, a Disease With Few Treatment Options, May Soon Have One More
New York Times
The clinical trial of the new drug was conducted by Radius, and the results were published on Tuesday in The Journal of the American Medical Association. The trial compared the new drug, abaloparatide, with a placebo and with Lilly's drug, Forteo.

NAMI Billings to hold free mental health education classes - Billings Gazette - Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 14:14

NAMI Billings to hold free mental health education classes
Billings Gazette
Registration is open for a pair of classes aimed at educating people with mental illness and their families that are scheduled to begin in Billings in September. The National Alliance on Mental Illness Billings will hold the 12-week Family to Family ...
Taylor is certified for NAMI support groupsLebanon Daily Record

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Morning Break: Diagnosing Trump; AHA's Stand on Sitting; No Sugar High for Kids - MedPage Today - Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 13:56

Morning Break: Diagnosing Trump; AHA's Stand on Sitting; No Sugar High for Kids
MedPage Today
The Trump candidacy has the American Psychiatric Association revisiting the "Goldwater Rule," which holds that diagnosis can only be done by treating physicians, not by Twitter followers. (The New York Times). Why are fish in the once-pristine Snake ...

Insomnia Market Dominated by the Generic Nonbenzodiazepines and low-does Sedating Antidepressants - Medgadget (blog) - Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 12:01

Insomnia Market Dominated by the Generic Nonbenzodiazepines and low-does Sedating Antidepressants
Medgadget (blog)
MrrBiz315 The report analysis, new study and presents an overview on “Insomnia Market Research And Advancement” worldwide. Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder and is believed to affect approximately 35% of the global population.

NAMI rummage sale scheduled - Marquette Mining Journal - Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 11:16

NAMI rummage sale scheduled
Marquette Mining Journal
NAMI rummage sale scheduled. August 16, 2016. Mining Journal. Save |. MARQUETTE - National Alliance for Mental Illness Alger/Marquette will be holding a rummage sale fundraiser Friday and Saturday. The sale will be from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and ...

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Study: Prenatal Acetaminophen use linked to hyperactivity in children - ABC NEWS 4 - Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 10:30

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Study: Prenatal Acetaminophen use linked to hyperactivity in children
ABC NEWS 4
BRISTOL, England — A new study out of Great Britain is linking Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol, to hyperactivity in children. The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics, says the commonly-used ...
Can 'Safe' Painkiller Really Cause Hyperactivity in Kids?NBCNews.com
Acetaminophen And ADHD: New Study Suggests Taking The Drug During Pregnancy Can Increase ADHD In Kids ...The Inquisitr

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Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island - Rhode Island Public Radio - Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 10:23

Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island
Rhode Island Public Radio
Opioid addiction: The American Medical Association has partnered with the Rhode Island Medical Society and officials from the Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and ...

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Behind the stealth ad campaigns for the EpiPen and other drugs - STAT

Behind the stealth ad campaigns for the EpiPen and other drugsSTATThe American Medical Association last fall called for a ban on all such ads. Pending bills in Congress would place new restrictions on the practice, and Hillary Clinton wants to crack down on the practice, too.

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