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Counting the costs: US hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout - STLtoday.com - Friday, November 24, 2017 - 06:02

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Counting the costs: US hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout
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Stanford, Harvard Business School, Mayo and the American Medical Association are working on that. They have put together a comprehensive estimate of the costs of burnout at the organizational and societal level, which has been submitted to a journal ...

Let's Be Thankful for This Video of Jenifer Lewis Calling Trump a Mentally Ill Sociopath - Hornet - Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 22:13

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Let's Be Thankful for This Video of Jenifer Lewis Calling Trump a Mentally Ill Sociopath
Hornet
Interestingly, the American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) differ in their stances on whether psychologists should comment on Trump's mental health. The APsaA says its members can comment as ...

NAMI is invaluable community resource - Northwest Georgia News - Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 20:00

NAMI is invaluable community resource
Northwest Georgia News
The first weekend in November, staff from Highland Rivers Health joined more than 500 mental health advocates, individuals living with mental illness and family members for the 2017 NAMI Walk in Rome. The 5K walk helped raise more than $60,000 for the ...

Loss of the night: Light pollution rising rapidly on a global scale - CNN - Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 16:57

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Loss of the night: Light pollution rising rapidly on a global scale
CNN
Last year, the American Medical Association issued an official policy statement about LED street lighting, recommending a radiance and color temperature level less harmful to health. In August, a Harvard study found an increased risk of breast cancer ...
Energy-saving LED lighting backfires as difference between night and day vanishes: analysisNational Post

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My Case Against Antidepressants, and Why I Keep Prescribing Them - Haaretz - Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 16:08

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My Case Against Antidepressants, and Why I Keep Prescribing Them
Haaretz
Melancholia. The most comprehensive, learned and livid meditation on depression was written by Robert Burton 400 years ago. “The Anatomy of Melancholy” is one of those masterpieces that could only have been written by a depressive who gets up late ...

Children born to obese, overweight mothers may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental problems, study finds - Medical Xpress - Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 10:09

Children born to obese, overweight mothers may be at higher risk for neurodevelopmental problems, study finds
Medical Xpress
More than 40 percent of women in the U.S. are obese, an increase from previous estimates according to a 2016 report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The prevalence of children diagnosed with mental, behavioral and ...

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Enabling 'Baby Steps' on Guns leads to Bottom of Pelosi's 'Slippery Slope' - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News - Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 05:29

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Enabling 'Baby Steps' on Guns leads to Bottom of Pelosi's 'Slippery Slope'
AmmoLand Shooting Sports News
(Left unsaid is what due process protections will exist to offset politically-connected anti-gun judges, politically-appointed boards, and “expert” adherents of the American Psychiatric Association's “Position Statement on Firearm Access, Acts of ...

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NAMI Delaware to host statewide clothing drive Dec. 1-5 - Dover Post - Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 02:58

NAMI Delaware to host statewide clothing drive Dec. 1-5
Dover Post
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Delaware will host a statewide clothing drive Dec. 1-5, with donations in New Castle and Kent counties to benefit the Delaware Psychiatric Center and donations in Sussex County to benefit the ACE Peer Resource ...

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NAMI Delaware to host statewide clothing drive Dec. 1-5 - Smyrna Clayton Sun Times - Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 02:45

NAMI Delaware to host statewide clothing drive Dec. 1-5
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Delaware will host a statewide clothing drive Dec. 1-5, with donations in New Castle and Kent counties to benefit the Delaware Psychiatric Center and donations in Sussex County to benefit the ACE Peer Resource ...

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Doctor's long journey from Mexican poverty to trying to 'cure the world' at Mayo Clinic - Florida Times-Union - Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 00:48

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Doctor's long journey from Mexican poverty to trying to 'cure the world' at Mayo Clinic
Florida Times-Union
While a student at Harvard Medical School, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa was photographed reading the Journal of the American Medical Association. (Provided by the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville). Mayo Clinic physicians Oluwaseun Akinduro, William Tatum ...

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