Psychiatrists should not be involved in presidential politics - Salon - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 22:18

Salon

Psychiatrists should not be involved in presidential politics
Salon
When it comes to discussing the mental health of public figures, most psychiatrists and mental health professionals follow guidance – subsequently dubbed the “Goldwater Rule”– that the American Psychiatric Association issued in 1973. In 1964 Fact ...

Dr. Wyatt new Emergency Department Director at HCMC - The Circle News - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 20:16

Dr. Wyatt new Emergency Department Director at HCMC
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Professionally, he has held state leadership positions with the Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians and its national organization, is active with the Liability Carriers International Inc., American Academy of Emergency ...

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Concerns about blue light prompt Lawrence City Commission to re-evaluate streetlights - Lawrence Journal World - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 20:11

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Concerns about blue light prompt Lawrence City Commission to re-evaluate streetlights
Lawrence Journal World
The Lawrence Alliance for Responsible Lighting has pointed to a recommendation from the American Medical Association that specifically warns against light with a color temperature higher than 3,000 kelvins because it can disrupt human sleep and ...

Is it time to retire cholesterol tests? - Science Magazine - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 19:51

Science Magazine

Is it time to retire cholesterol tests?
Science Magazine
In a study in The Journal of the American Medical Association in September, he and his colleagues dissected the impact of variants of two genes involved in cholesterol metabolism: CETP and HMGCR. Using data from more than 100,000 patients, the ...

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Dr. Wyatt new Emergency Department Director at HCMC - The Circle News - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 19:02

Dr. Wyatt new Emergency Department Director at HCMC
The Circle News
Professionally, he has held state leadership positions with the Minnesota Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians and its national organization, is active with the Liability Carriers International Inc., American Academy of Emergency ...

UA researcher receives NIH grant to discover novel antidepressants - EurekAlert (press release) - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 18:56

EurekAlert (press release)

UA researcher receives NIH grant to discover novel antidepressants
EurekAlert (press release)
Most drugs used to treat depression were developed 50 years ago, Dr. Ferguson said. Drugs like fluoxetine (Prozac), paroxetine (Paxil) and alprazolam (Xanax) modulate the serotonin or dopamine in the brain. "An urgent need exists to design and develop ...

Today's Top Movers: Nami Corp (NINK) - Nelson Research - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 17:25

Today's Top Movers: Nami Corp (NINK)
Nelson Research
The number of shares traded over a specific period of time is called Volume. Every buyer has a seller, and each transaction adds to the total volume count. When a buyer and a seller agree on a certain price for a transaction, that is considered to be ...

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Hays NAMI recognized as Affiliate of the Year - Hays Daily News - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 17:09

Hays NAMI recognized as Affiliate of the Year
Hays Daily News
NAMI Hays received the Affiliate of the Year award at the annual conference in October of NAMI Kansas, the state organization of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. The Affiliate of the Year recognition is awarded based on activity reflecting ...

Surprisingly high number of NBA players have heart abnormalities - The Verge - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 16:58

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Surprisingly high number of NBA players have heart abnormalities
The Verge
For a study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, scientists analyzed heart data from 519 NBA athletes and found that at least 81 had abnormal results that couldn't always be explained by athletic training. The NBA ...
1 in 5 NBA players have heart scans that appear abnormal, study revealsDaily Mail

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Bayshore Medical Center Welcomes Muhammad Abbas, MD, Psychiatrist - Newswise (press release) - Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 16:37

Bayshore Medical Center Welcomes Muhammad Abbas, MD, Psychiatrist
Newswise (press release)
Dr. Abbas is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the American Medical Association. To learn more about behavioral health and psychiatric care at Bayshore Medical Center, please call 732-497 ...

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AAP advocacy leads to publication of relative value units for 3 noncovered codes - AAP News

AAP advocacy leads to publication of relative value units for 3 noncovered codesAAP NewsThe American Medical Association House of Delegates adopted a resolution in June 2017 calling on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to publish all values for noncovered and bundled services.

Goldwater Rule 'gagging' psychiatrists no longer relevant, analysis finds - Emory News Center

Goldwater Rule 'gagging' psychiatrists no longer relevant, analysis findsEmory News Center“Even though it is often possible to make a reasonably valid psychiatric diagnosis at a distance, that doesn't necessarily mean that a mental health professional should,” Lilienfeld cautions.

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