American Medical Association: New ACA Repeal Bill Would Still Do 'Serious Harm' - TPM - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 20:30

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American Medical Association: New ACA Repeal Bill Would Still Do 'Serious Harm'
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The United States' largest advocacy group for doctors on Wednesday said the latest iteration of Republicans' bill to repeal and replace Obamacare would eliminate protections for people with pre-existing conditions and result in millions of people ...

Supreme Court turns away challenge to California ban on 'gay conversion' therapy - PBS NewsHour - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 18:57

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Supreme Court turns away challenge to California ban on 'gay conversion' therapy
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The American Psychiatric Association completely removed homosexuality as an illness from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual in 1987, but no bills explicitly banning the practice were introduced until 2012. Conversion therapy is also banned in Oregon ...
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Connecticut House votes to bar gay 'conversion therapy' - Hartford Business - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 18:46

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Connecticut House votes to bar gay 'conversion therapy'
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The bill would enshrine in state law the conclusions of the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association and other national associations of health professionals: Homosexuality is not a disease, and forcing conversion therapy on a ...
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My Word: Sheriff's retaliation against El Cerrito is offensive - East Bay Times - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 17:18

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My Word: Sheriff's retaliation against El Cerrito is offensive
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The Board of Supervisors resolved in 2016 to adopt the Stepping Up Initiative, a national initiative sponsored by the National Association of Counties, the American Psychiatric Association Foundation, and the Council of State Governments Justice Center.

FTC complaint claims Left getting rich off lies - OneNewsNow - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 16:39

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FTC complaint claims Left getting rich off lies
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Homosexuality was identified as a mental illness by the American Psychiatric Association until that medical description was dropped under pressure in 1974. Love wins The APA has been under similar left-wing pressure over transgendered people, and the ...

Hoarding: Root causes can be deep, finding order a challenge - The Keene Sentinel - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 16:07

Hoarding: Root causes can be deep, finding order a challenge
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The rate is twice that of obsessive-compulsive disorder, the condition under which hoarding was listed until 2013 in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the bible of the American Psychiatric Association. The DSM's latest version ...

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What Is the Public Entitled to Know About a President's Mental Health? - Medscape - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 15:09

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What Is the Public Entitled to Know About a President's Mental Health?
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Hardly a week goes by when a journalist doesn't call, asking me to comment on President Trump's mental health. I have consistently resisted, invoking the Goldwater rule—the informal name given to Section 7.3 of the American Psychiatric Association's ...

NAMI Celebrates Mental Health Month - Markets Insider - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 14:58

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NAMI Celebrates Mental Health Month
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ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month, NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, will observe Mental Health Month to raise awareness about mental illness and call on all Americans to be 'Into Mental Health: Inspired, ...
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Connecticut House Votes To Ban Conversion Therapy - WSHU - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 13:51

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Connecticut House Votes To Ban Conversion Therapy
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The bill puts into Connecticut law the conclusions of the American Medical Association and the American Psychiatric Association, stating that homosexuality is not a disease and that forcing conversion therapy on a minor can be harmful. The Connecticut ...
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AAP, AAN update dementia management guidance - Healio - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 13:50

AAP, AAN update dementia management guidance
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The American Psychiatric Association and American Academy of Neurology recently released an updated dementia management quality measurement set, which included three new measures, removed measures and modified measures.

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AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast brings mental illness out into the open - Colorado Springs Gazette

AROUND TOWN: NAMI breakfast brings mental illness out into the openColorado Springs GazetteWelcoming early risers at the overflowing May 4 NAMI-Colorado Springs "Embracing the Light" community breakfast and fundraiser, NAMI Executive Director Lori Jarvis-Steinwert recalled seven years ago when a much

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