Savvy Senior: How to spot and fix medical billing mistakes - Daily Herald - Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 14:05

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Savvy Senior: How to spot and fix medical billing mistakes
Daily Herald
According to the American Medical Association, 7 percent of medical bills in 2013 had errors, and other groups estimate that figure to be much higher. Unfortunately, untangling those mistakes is almost always up to you. Here are some tips and tools ...

U.S. women increasingly use pot during pregnancy, study finds - nwitimes.com - Saturday, December 24, 2016 - 10:53

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U.S. women increasingly use pot during pregnancy, study finds
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Marijuana plants with their buds are covered in white crystals at a medical marijuana cultivation center in Albion, Ill. U.S. women are increasingly using marijuana during pregnancy, sometimes to treat morning sickness, new reports suggest. Though the ...
Marijuana use among pregnant women in the U.S. increased by 62 ...The Marshalltown

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New St. Lawrence Health System pediatrician in Canton - North Country Now - Friday, December 23, 2016 - 19:52

North Country Now

New St. Lawrence Health System pediatrician in Canton
North Country Now
During this time, she was an active member and treasurer of the American Medical Association and American Medical Women's Associations. While obtaining her degree, Smith participated in a clinical research project on bronchopulmonary dysplasia at the ...

The power of observation technique that Yale medical students practice on Victorian paintings - Quartz - Friday, December 23, 2016 - 18:35

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The power of observation technique that Yale medical students practice on Victorian paintings
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A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 2001 showed that students who had taken the Yale art class were 10% better at recognizing symptoms in photographs of patients. A later study of a nine-week Harvard program, ...

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Study: US women increasingly use pot during pregnancy - Sioux City Journal - Friday, December 23, 2016 - 18:07

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Study: US women increasingly use pot during pregnancy
Sioux City Journal
Volkow commented in an editorial published online this week with the study in the Journal of the American Medical Association. A separate study in the same journal found that almost 10 percent of adult marijuana users in the United States — 3 million ...
Marijuana use among pregnant women in the US increased by 62 percent from 2002 to 2014The Marshalltown

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VA: Nurse practitioners nationwide no longer need physician ... - Stars and Stripes - Friday, December 23, 2016 - 17:52

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VA: Nurse practitioners nationwide no longer need physician ...
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To address staffing shortages across the country, the Department of Veterans Affairs will allow thousands of advanced practice nurses nationwide to treat ...

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The Weekly Health Quiz: Winter, the Brain and Drinking on Antidepressants - New York Times - Friday, December 23, 2016 - 15:01

The Weekly Health Quiz: Winter, the Brain and Drinking on Antidepressants
New York Times
1Walking 30 minutes most days is likely to produce how much in medical savings related to heart disease over the course of a year? $25. $250. $2,500. $25,000. 2Finnish men who did this four or more times a week were less likely to develop Alzheimer's ...

Thank you, Drs. Ronald Pies and Joseph Pierre - Psychiatric Times - Friday, December 23, 2016 - 14:15

Thank you, Drs. Ronald Pies and Joseph Pierre
Psychiatric Times
Thank you, Drs. Ronald Pies and Joseph Pierre, for your commentary “Quality of Life and the Case for Antipsychotics” that is completely consistent with my experience with my now-adult son who had very early-onset schizophrenia. Anosognosia has always ...

NAMI-BI plans funding, programs for 2017 - Block Island Times (press release) (subscription) (blog) - Friday, December 23, 2016 - 12:38

NAMI-BI plans funding, programs for 2017
Block Island Times (press release) (subscription) (blog)
The successful move of the telemedicine program to the Block Island Medical Center was the highlight of the year in review at the Friday, Dec. 9 meeting of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Block Island affiliate (NAMI-BI). Board members ...

How the disease model helps and hurts mental healthcare - The Hill (blog) - Friday, December 23, 2016 - 12:25

The Hill (blog)

How the disease model helps and hurts mental healthcare
The Hill (blog)
Even the American Psychiatric Association met quite a bit of controversy when they revised and published the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. There is currently no blood test or other biological marker ...

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Mental health experts want 'schizo' label dropped - Times of India (blog)

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Study Results Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Show Amgen's Parsabiv™ (Etelcalcetide ... - Yahoo Finance

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Searching for Alternatives to Opioids -Way Too Late - American Council on Science and Health

Searching for Alternatives to Opioids -Way Too LateAmerican Council on Science and HealthPsychiatric professionals have little to offer beyond assistance with anxiety and stress control – and much to answer for in their too-often casual assumption that “the pain is all in your head.” Appearance of a mental health di

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