The missing ingredient for good mental health: a digital solution - HR Technologist - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 18:04

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The missing ingredient for good mental health: a digital solution
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Are you seeing rising levels of stress, anxiety or depression in your employee population? New research suggests that you are more likely to suffer from a bout of mental illness than you are to develop diabetes, heart disease or any kind of cancer ...

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Young adults, especially men, fall behind in high blood pressure treatment and control - Science Daily - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 17:00

Young adults, especially men, fall behind in high blood pressure treatment and control
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Recognizing the need and importance of blood pressure control, in 2015 the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association began collaborating to get more people appropriately treated to control. Target:BP is a recognition program that ...

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Resilience and Burnout in Family Medicine - Medscape - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 15:57

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Resilience and Burnout in Family Medicine
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Dr Yu: We have talked about different steps that people can take, and there are some wonderful resources that are available from the academy and different organizations. The American Medical Association has STEPS Forward. What are things that people ...

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Researchers find 'major weaknesses' in current guidelines on emailing with patients - FierceHealthcare - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 14:53

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Researchers find 'major weaknesses' in current guidelines on emailing with patients
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During its annual meeting in June, the American Medical Association said it is considering expanding an existing report on email communication to include text messaging with patients. It's time to update email guidelines for patients & docs: our new ...

Internet addiction is sweeping America, affecting millions - CNBC - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 14:46

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Internet addiction is sweeping America, affecting millions
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The lead investigator of the study, Dr. Nancy Petry, also happens to be part of the American Psychiatric Association Workgroup on Substance Use and Related Disorders for the DSM-5 and chaired the subcommittee on non-substance-use addictive disorders.

Leading Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Susan Diane Rich, MD, MPH, DFAPA, is to be Recognized as a 2017 Top ... - PR NewsChannel (press release) - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 14:30

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Leading Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Susan Diane Rich, MD, MPH, DFAPA, is to be Recognized as a 2017 Top ...
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Dr. Rich was given the prestigious honor of being named both a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and Potomac Citizen of the Year by the Potomac Chamber of Commerce in 2015 and the Face of Child and Adolescent Therapy by ...

Highly Respected Psychologist and Psychoanalyst, William Player, PhD, will be Noted in the Worldwide Leaders in ... - PR NewsChannel (press release) - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 14:11

Highly Respected Psychologist and Psychoanalyst, William Player, PhD, will be Noted in the Worldwide Leaders in ...
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To stay current with the latest advances in his field, Dr. Player is a distinguished member of the American Psychiatric Association. With a wealth of experience to call upon, Dr. Player has become renowned as one of Santa Fe's leading psychologists and ...

Final Word? Antidepressants Do Work - Medscape - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 14:02

Final Word? Antidepressants Do Work
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Investigators are hoping a new "mega-analysis" puts a final cap on the ongoing controversy over whether antidepressants, particularly selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), are effective for depression. The review of 15 studies, with more ...

Final Word? Antidepressants Do Work - Medscape - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 14:02

Final Word? Antidepressants Do Work
Medscape
Investigators are hoping a new "mega-analysis" puts a final cap on the ongoing controversy over whether antidepressants, particularly selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), are effective for depression. The review of 15 studies, with more ...

Amgen: New economic analysis of cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha - Science Business - Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 13:49

Amgen: New economic analysis of cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha
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... therapy is both clinically beneficial and cost-effective,” said Gregg Fonarow, professor of medicine, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, who is lead author of the study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Cardiology.

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How Telepsychiatry is Carving Out its Healthcare Niche - Healthcare Informatics

How Telepsychiatry is Carving Out its Healthcare NicheHealthcare InformaticsWhat came from that conversation, and ensuing exploration into telepsychiatry, was a realization that there was more support for it than Varrell initially assumed.

Save Us From The Health Care Reformers: They're The Problem, Not The Solution - Forbes

Save Us From The Health Care Reformers: They're The Problem, Not The SolutionForbesFrom the middle of the 19th century until the 1970s, about every serious health reform in the United States was due to the efforts of organized medicine.

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