Is your physician burned out? - Bend Bulletin - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 05:45

Bend Bulletin

Is your physician burned out?
Bend Bulletin
While doctors talk about the practice of medicine as an art as much as a science, the system is quickly converting doctors, nurses and other providers into highly educated and highly paid factory workers. Health care systems count the number of ...

Fact-checking claims about gun violence and mental illness - Bend Bulletin - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 05:45

Bend Bulletin

Fact-checking claims about gun violence and mental illness
Bend Bulletin
Overall, mass shootings by people with serious mental illness represent 1 percent of all gun homicides each year, according to the book “Gun Violence and Mental Illness” published by the American Psychiatric Association in 2016. To be sure, gun ...

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Weight-loss study sheds new light on major factors - The Philadelphia Tribune - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 05:11

The Philadelphia Tribune

Weight-loss study sheds new light on major factors
The Philadelphia Tribune
The results suggest that “precision medicine is not as important as eating mindfully, getting rid of packaged, processed food” and avoiding unhealthy habits like eating while watching television, said lead author Christopher Gardner. The study was ...
Eating 'better' is better than counting calories for weight loss, study findsWTOP
Time to focus more on diet quality than diet type, study suggestsMinnPost
Low-fat or low-carb: which diet leads to more weight-loss?Times LIVE
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Healthcare price-fixing and overregulation are a big brake on prosperity and economic growth - Washington Examiner - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 05:05

Washington Examiner

Healthcare price-fixing and overregulation are a big brake on prosperity and economic growth
Washington Examiner
The Federal Trade Commission long ago halted the American Medical Association's practice of setting fees. But it has been oddly negligent in ignoring the comprehensive and collusive price-fixing by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and all ...

Too many selfies? You may have "selfitis" - Valley News Live - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 03:29

Valley News Live

Too many selfies? You may have "selfitis"
Valley News Live
CBS NEWS - NEW YORK Selfies have become a part of daily life for many Americans, but if you're taking too many, psychologists say you might have "selfitis." Sisters Taelor and Tia Smith, and their friend, Tikia Travis, say they snap hundreds of selfies ...

All 21 antidepressants researchers looked at work better than placebo: Study - 6abc.com - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 02:05

6abc.com

All 21 antidepressants researchers looked at work better than placebo: Study
6abc.com
In a new study published in The Lancet, researchers trying to settle the matter found that all 21 antidepressants that they looked at work better than placebo. The researchers did a meta-analysis where they comprehensively reviewed past studies. Among ...

Doctors say 'hyped' antidepressants study is misleading patients by ignoring the dangers and side-effects - Daily Mail - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 01:08

Daily Mail

Doctors say 'hyped' antidepressants study is misleading patients by ignoring the dangers and side-effects
Daily Mail
Antidepressants carry a risk of side-effects ranging from loss of libido to disabling anxiety and agitation. Other studies have shown that in rare cases they can trigger suicidal and homicidal thoughts. Professor Healy said the short-term nature of the ...

Bill to Bar LGBTQ Discrimination Stokes New Nebraska Debate - U.S. News & World Report - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 01:00

Bill to Bar LGBTQ Discrimination Stokes New Nebraska Debate
U.S. News & World Report
Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln said Thursday that her bill would adopt the code of conduct from the American Psychiatric Association, which prevents discrimination of protected classes of people, but does not require professionals to treat patients if ...

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Antidepressants Do Actually Work, Says Huge Review of Over 500 Studies - ScienceAlert - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 00:38

Antidepressants Do Actually Work, Says Huge Review of Over 500 Studies
ScienceAlert
Written by a team of 18 medical doctors and specialists in Europe and England and funded by the UK's Department of Health, the review concluded that all of the 21 antidepressant drugs they studied worked better at treating depression than a placebo. In ...

All 21 antidepressants researchers looked at work better than placebo: Study - 6abc.com - Friday, February 23, 2018 - 00:25

All 21 antidepressants researchers looked at work better than placebo: Study
6abc.com
In a new study published in The Lancet, researchers trying to settle the matter found that all 21 antidepressants that they looked at work better than placebo. The researchers did a meta-analysis where they comprehensively reviewed past studies. Among ...

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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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