Washington Crown Center adding Rural King Supply, Toffee House - Observer-Reporter - Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 00:20

Observer-Reporter

Washington Crown Center adding Rural King Supply, Toffee House
Observer-Reporter
Nabors received the Mortimer Cohen Award for top score in pathology from UPMC and is a member of the American Medical Association, Pennsylvania Medical Society, North American Spine Society, the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society and has multiple ...

Effort to improve tracking of medical devices divides industry, consumer groups - Minneapolis Star Tribune - Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 19:02

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Effort to improve tracking of medical devices divides industry, consumer groups
Minneapolis Star Tribune
AdvaMed says hospitals would have to invest in new bar code scanners and come up with ways to accurately transmit the data to payers. The American Medical Association says reporting UDIs in insurance claims would be cost prohibitive and insufficient ...

A New Way to Understand the Narcissistic Male - Psychology Today (blog) - Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 16:39

Psychology Today (blog)

A New Way to Understand the Narcissistic Male
Psychology Today (blog)
According to the epidemiological data summarized in psychiatry's diagnostic manual (American Psychiatric Association, 2013), men are more likely to have the personality disorder that forms the clinically significant form of narcissism. Individuals with ...

Many breast cancer patients get more radiation than they need - 89.3 KPCC - Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 16:21

89.3 KPCC

Many breast cancer patients get more radiation than they need
89.3 KPCC
Bekelman's 2014 study in JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association, found that women given the longer regimen faced nearly $2,900 more in medical costs in the year after diagnosis. The high rate of overtreatment in breast cancer is ...

Dr. Wickii Vigneswaran named medical director of Edward-Elmhurst Thoracic Surgery - The Herald-News - Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 12:13

The Herald-News

Dr. Wickii Vigneswaran named medical director of Edward-Elmhurst Thoracic Surgery
The Herald-News
... Surgeons of Edinburg, Scotland; Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Canada; American College of Chest Physicians; Royal Society of Medicine; International College of Surgeons; American Medical Association and Society of Thoracic Surgeons.

Many Breast Cancer Patients Receive More Radiation Therapy Than Needed - NPR - Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:00

NPR

Many Breast Cancer Patients Receive More Radiation Therapy Than Needed
NPR
Bekelman's 2014 study in JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association, found that women given the longer regimen faced nearly $2,900 more in medical costs in the year after diagnosis. The high rate of overtreatment in breast cancer is ...

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Transgender Activists Fight Historical Mental Health Diagnosis - Human Rights Watch - Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 06:06

Human Rights Watch

Transgender Activists Fight Historical Mental Health Diagnosis
Human Rights Watch
It's currently referred to as “gender dysphoria” in the American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic manual and as “gender identity disorders” in the World Health Organization's International Classification of Diseases. Despite progress in countries ...

More than 1 in 10 in US take antidepressants - CNN (blog) - Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 05:34

CNN (blog)

More than 1 in 10 in US take antidepressants
CNN (blog)
Eleven percent of Americans over age 12 take antidepressants according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control. The study, compiled by the National Center for Health Statistics, looked at data from 2005 to 2008. Among the ...

SWI shows interest in joining mental health group - The Daily Nonpareil - Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 05:07

SWI shows interest in joining mental health group
The Daily Nonpareil
NAMI is a community-based mental health organization, with chapters across the country, who raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available in the area. NAMI began in 1979 in Wisconsin among families with members ...

Medical students in limbo as young immigrant program ends - Seattle Times - Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 04:11

Seattle Times

Medical students in limbo as young immigrant program ends
Seattle Times
Medical students such as Arreola are trying to shape the debate, and they have the backing of influential medical groups, including the American Medical Association. Arreola took a break from her studies last month to travel to Washington with fellow ...

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POM can promote health benefits

In a ruling handed down today, an Administrative Law Judge with oversight of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has upheld the right of pomegranate juice manufacturer POM Wonderful to tell consumers about the health benefits of its juice. Since 1996, POM has invested over $35 million to do scientific research on their pomegranate products at 44 top universities and scientific centers around the globe. Over 70 of their studies have been published in significant peer-reviewed journals, validating the health benefits of the pomegranate and pomegranate juice.

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