More American men with early-stage prostate cancer could opt out of immediate treatment - Medical Xpress - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 15:25

More American men with early-stage prostate cancer could opt out of immediate treatment
Medical Xpress
Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Oncology online Oct. 20, the report shows that well over half of 32,518 men in Sweden diagnosed with prostate cancers least likely to spread chose monitoring during a recent, five-year ...

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More American men with early-stage prostate cancer could opt out of immediate treatment - EurekAlert (press release) - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 15:02

More American men with early-stage prostate cancer could opt out of immediate treatment
EurekAlert (press release)
Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Oncology online Oct. 20, the report shows that well over half of 32,518 men in Sweden diagnosed with prostate cancers least likely to spread chose monitoring during a recent, five-year ...

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Therapists Are Reporting More Patients Stressed About The Election Than Ever — Here's How To Cope - Bustle - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 14:38

Bustle

Therapists Are Reporting More Patients Stressed About The Election Than Ever — Here's How To Cope
Bustle
These symptoms are atypical for an election, but scientific program chair of the American Psychiatric Association Philip Muskin noted that these responses also played out around other traumatic national events like the September 11 attacks, "where, ...

Are You Actually 'Addicted' to Coffee? Some Experts Say No - VICE - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 14:18

VICE

Are You Actually 'Addicted' to Coffee? Some Experts Say No
VICE
According to the American Psychiatric Association's definition of drug dependence, there are four criteria that must be met to constitute actual addiction: “withdrawal symptoms, development of tolerance over time to the effects, use of the substance in ...

What the Critics Say About Treatment for Transgender Children - Newsweek - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 14:00

Newsweek

What the Critics Say About Treatment for Transgender Children
Newsweek
Up until 2012, the American Psychiatric Association listed “gender identity disorder” in the Diagnostics Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, which suggested that patients who questioned or felt troubled by their biological gender were abnormal. In ...

NAMI Walk Seeks To 'Stomp Out Stigma' - Wheeling Intelligencer - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 13:58

NAMI Walk Seeks To 'Stomp Out Stigma'
Wheeling Intelligencer
To raise awareness about mental illness and the work NAMI does in the community, there will be a Stomp Out Stigma NAMI Walk on Saturday at Wheeling Park's Schwertfeger shelter and Good Lake. “We need to not use words like crazy, psycho, wacko and ...

A Gene That Could Help Explain Why Lithium Stabilizes Mood - The Atlantic - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 13:30

The Atlantic

A Gene That Could Help Explain Why Lithium Stabilizes Mood
The Atlantic
While the description of bipolar disorder in the various editions of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM)—the American Psychiatric Association's sometimes maligned guide to psychiatric diagnosis—has changed over the years, ...

President Obama Will Offer His Ideas for Fixing Obamacare Thursday - Fortune - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 11:12

Fortune

President Obama Will Offer His Ideas for Fixing Obamacare Thursday
Fortune
Obama credits the Affordable Care Act, one of his main legislative achievements, with reducing the number of uninsured Americans from 49 million in 2010 to 29 million in 2015, according to an August article in the Journal of the American Medical ...
Obamacare is a failure and Hillary's plan will be exponentially more of the sameLifeZette
Obamacare: Citing Costs, Frustrated Doctors Say US Healthcare Headed in Wrong DirectionTownhall
Why private health insurers are losing money on the Affordable Care ActPrinceton University
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Support for LED lighting not absolute - Royal Gazette - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 11:08

Royal Gazette

Support for LED lighting not absolute
Royal Gazette
But not everybody welcomes the move, with one West End resident complaining that the new lights force him to squint — and goes beyond a threshold set by the American Medical Association after widespread complaints in the United States. Bermuda had its ...
Are energy-saving LED street lights a hidden health hazard?Mother Nature Network (blog)

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Antidepressants could delay Alzheimer's, according to Penn Prof. - The Daily Pennsylvanian - Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 02:16

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Antidepressants could delay Alzheimer's, according to Penn Prof.
The Daily Pennsylvanian
Citalopram and its cousin escitalopram are two of the most commonly prescribed antidepressants for people beginning treatment for depression. But recent studies indicate that they might have a second use — delaying Alzheimer's. When Perelman School of ...

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