Mental illness in the Oval Office needs frank discussion - Albany Times Union - Monday, October 31, 2016 - 22:51

Mental illness in the Oval Office needs frank discussion
Albany Times Union
... the manifold features of a serious mental illness detailed in the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-5: narcissistic personality disorder, some of whose features appear also in other mental illnesses catalogued in ...

DAVE NEESE: Who's the nutty one here, Mrs. Clinton? - The Mercury - Monday, October 31, 2016 - 22:35

DAVE NEESE: Who's the nutty one here, Mrs. Clinton?
The Mercury
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts as the crowd sings “Happy Birthday” as she speaks at a rally at Broward College in Coconut Creek, Fla., Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. Clinton's birthday is tomorrow. Andrew Harnik - The Associated Press.

DSM-5 Diagnoses In Kids Should Always Be Written In Pencil - Huffington Post - Monday, October 31, 2016 - 20:24

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DSM-5 Diagnoses In Kids Should Always Be Written In Pencil
Huffington Post
5) Whenever having a psychiatric diagnosis is made a requirement for obtaining special school services, the rate of dagnosis goes up dramatically and inappropriately. This may give the child a short term educational advantage, but saddles him with long ...

“Black Women in Medicine” aims to change face of health care - People's World - Monday, October 31, 2016 - 18:48

People's World

“Black Women in Medicine” aims to change face of health care
People's World
But only 4% of U.S. physicians are African American, according to the American Medical Association's (AMA) report, “Physician Characteristics and Distribution in the U.S., 2012 Edition“. Indeed, as of 2012 there were just 18,533 Black women physicians ...

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More Children Sick, Dying From Opioid Overdoses: Report - NBCNews.com - Monday, October 31, 2016 - 18:33

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More Children Sick, Dying From Opioid Overdoses: Report
NBCNews.com
... 16 years, hospitalizations attributed to opioid poisonings rose nearly two-fold in the pediatric population," Julie Gaither and colleagues at the Yale School of Medicine wrote in their report, published in the Journal of the American Medical ...
The number of toddlers poisoned with opioids is up 205%Modesto Bee
More kids hospitalized for opioid poisoningWashington Examiner (blog)
US child opioid overdoses increased over past two decades, research findsThe Guardian
HealthCanal.com (press release) (blog)
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Shared Decision Making Between Patient and Physician Can Improve Health - Newswise (press release) - Monday, October 31, 2016 - 17:37

Shared Decision Making Between Patient and Physician Can Improve Health
Newswise (press release)
... outcomes research, and shared decision making to improve patient outcomes and population health. He has over 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals including New England Journal of Medicine and Journal of the American Medical Association.

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Federal Panel Calls For Stricter Enforcement Of Mental Health Care Parity Law - NPR - Monday, October 31, 2016 - 14:52

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Federal Panel Calls For Stricter Enforcement Of Mental Health Care Parity Law
NPR
The American Psychiatric Association was also on board. "Adoption of the Task Force recommendations is essential to achievement of parity for patients with mental illness," said Dr. Saul Levin, the CEO and medical director of the association. "APA ...

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Cranberries squashed as folk remedy - The Columbian - Monday, October 31, 2016 - 13:16

The Columbian

Cranberries squashed as folk remedy
The Columbian
According to a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association, cranberry capsules didn't prevent or cure urinary infections in nursing home residents. The research adds to decades of conflicting evidence on whether cranberries in any form can ...
Say it Ain't So: Cranberry Juice Has No Impact on UTIsSputnik International

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Obamacare 2017: A Peek Behind the Numbers - HealthDay - Monday, October 31, 2016 - 13:06

HealthDay

Obamacare 2017: A Peek Behind the Numbers
HealthDay
The biggest contributor to insurers' losses has been the decision of many young, healthy adults to forgo health insurance, Reinhardt noted in a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association. "It is hard to see a way out of this ...

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Presidential 'Parity' Panel Offers Steps To Treat Mental Illness Like Other Disease - NewsOK.com - Monday, October 31, 2016 - 11:26

Presidential 'Parity' Panel Offers Steps To Treat Mental Illness Like Other Disease
NewsOK.com
The American Psychiatric Association was also on board. “Adoption of the Task Force recommendations is essential to achievement of parity for patients with mental illness,” said Dr. Saul Levin, the CEO and medical director of the association. “APA ...

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Colorado becomes latest state to legalize physician-aided death - Yahoo News

Colorado becomes latest state to legalize physician-aided deathYahoo NewsThe American Medical Association has also spoken out against legalization, arguing that it is "fundamentally incompatible with the physician's role as healer, would be difficult or impossible to control,

Tailored-dose chemotherapy does not improve BCRFS - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com

Tailored-dose chemotherapy does not improve BCRFSPharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.comResearchers from Sweden, Germany, and Austria compared outcomes in breast cancer patients who underwent either standard chemotherapy or tailored dose-dense adjuvant chemotherapy.

Tailored-dose chemotherapy does not improve BCRFS - Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com

Tailored-dose chemotherapy does not improve BCRFSPharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.comResearchers from Sweden, Germany, and Austria compared outcomes in breast cancer patients who underwent either standard chemotherapy or tailored dose-dense adjuvant chemotherapy.

The race is over, so what can we do now? - www.behavioral.net (blog)

The race is over, so what can we do now?www.behavioral.net (blog)Of course, many are surprised by the election results. Some are angry enough to take to the streets. Others are sad enough to cry in private. If our patients were anxious before, that anxiety might escalate.

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