What 'quackery' is this? AMA's Madara skewers digital health's snake oil - Healthcare Dive - Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 13:31

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What 'quackery' is this? AMA's Madara skewers digital health's snake oil
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American Medical Association (AMA) EVP and CEO James L. Madara recently highlighted the progress the group has made in medicine -- such as increasing awareness about pre-diabetes -- during its annual meeting. He additionally took to task digital ...
AMA Adopts New Guidance for Ethical Practice in TelemedicineHIT Consultant
AMA Chief Blasts Some Health Technology As 'Digital Snake Oil Of The 21st Century'California Healthline

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More evidence against antidepressant use in children and teens - MinnPost - Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 13:31

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More evidence against antidepressant use in children and teens
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Antidepressants given to children and teens are ineffective and potentially dangerous, according to a major new study published last week in The Lancet by an international team of researchers. The only possible exception is the antidepressant ...

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Most antidepressants don't work for children, researchers say - NewsOK.com - Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 13:04

Most antidepressants don't work for children, researchers say
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Only 1 out of 14 commonly prescribed antidepressants is effective in children and teens, and at least one is associated with an increased risk of suicide, a new study says. The findings affect a small but growing number of U.S. families with children ...

What to know before putting your child on an antidepressant - NewsOK.com - Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 12:00

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What to know before putting your child on an antidepressant
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Only 1 out of 14 commonly prescribed antidepressants is effective in children and teens, and at least one is associated with an increased risk of suicide, a new study says. The findings affect a small but growing number of U.S. families with children ...
Study: Antidepressants in Children and Teens IneffectiveGoodTherapy.org (blog)
More evidence against antidepressant use in children and teensMinnPost

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Mental Health: How The Pardes Prize Is Making A Difference - PR Newswire (press release) - Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 11:20

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Mental Health: How The Pardes Prize Is Making A Difference
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Dr. Pardes is the former director of the National Institutes of Mental Health, Past President of the American Psychiatric Association, Former Chairman of Psychiatry and Dean at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is currently President of ...

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Election 2016: Greens preference Fred Nile candidate in Sydney over gay, Indigenous Liberal - The Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 04:50

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Election 2016: Greens preference Fred Nile candidate in Sydney over gay, Indigenous Liberal
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The Greens have given preference to the Christian Democratic Party of Reverend Fred Nile, who believes homosexuality is a "mental disorder", over the Liberal Party candidate for Sydney, an indigenous gay man who is pushing for same-sex marriage.

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Election 2016: Greens preference Fred Nile candidate in Sydney over gay, Indigenous Liberal - The Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 04:12

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Election 2016: Greens preference Fred Nile candidate in Sydney over gay, Indigenous Liberal
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In his 2013 submission to a NSW Parliament inquiry into same sex marriage laws, he took exception with the American Psychiatric Association's 1973 decision to remove homosexuality as a recognised "mental disorder". "This is false and part of numerous ...

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AMA Selects Twiage as Winner of the Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge - EMSWorld (press release) (blog) - Tuesday, June 14, 2016 - 03:21

AMA Selects Twiage as Winner of the Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge
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June 13, 2016 – New York, NY – On Saturday evening, the American Medical Association (AMA) announced Twiage as the winner of its Healthier Nation Innovation Challenge. Twiage, a secure, interoperable prehospital communication and triage platform ...

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AMA: Broad Coalition Backs End to Ban on Gun Violence Research - MedPage Today - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 23:19

AMA: Broad Coalition Backs End to Ban on Gun Violence Research
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CHICAGO -- The American Academy of Family Physicians joined with the American Medical Association's (AMA) Minority Affairs Section and its Young Physicians Section, along with several other groups, to demand that Congress lift its ban on funding gun ...

Call the Orlando massacre a hate crime: This was an attack on the LGBT community—and that matters - Salon - Monday, June 13, 2016 - 22:58

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Call the Orlando massacre a hate crime: This was an attack on the LGBT community—and that matters
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Even the American Psychiatric Association classified being gay as a mental illness until 1973. That fateful June evening, the illusion of safety that UpStairs Lounge offered was shattered when a man set fire to the building—allegedly after being ...

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American Psychiatric Association 2016 Annual Meeting: Highlights From the Scientific Program Chair - Medscape

American Psychiatric Association 2016 Annual Meeting: Highlights From the Scientific Program ChairMedscapeEditor's Note: Following the American Psychiatric Association (APA) 2016 Annual Meeting, Medscape spoke with Steve Koh, MD, MPH, MBA, chair of the Scientific Program Committee for APA 2016 and assistant clinical professor at the Un

Homosexuality, Marriage and Society - Catholic Citizens of Illinois (press release)

Homosexuality, Marriage and SocietyCatholic Citizens of Illinois (press release)He notes how same-sex attraction was de-pathologised when, in 1973, the American Psychiatric Association issued, without acknowledging the diverse causes of homosexuality, the ideological value judgment that homosexuality is a n

Homosexuality, Marriage and Society - MercatorNet

Homosexuality, Marriage and SocietyMercatorNetHe notes how same-sex attraction was de-pathologised when, in 1973, the American Psychiatric Association issued, without acknowledging the diverse causes of homosexuality, the ideological value judgment that homosexuality is a normal variant of human ...

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