Trans people suffer from higher rates of suicide. Why are hospitals letting them down? - ThinkProgress - Monday, May 21, 2018 - 12:33

Trans people suffer from higher rates of suicide. Why are hospitals letting them down?
ThinkProgress
Today, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) has guidance for psychiatrists when caring for transgender and gender nonconforming people, and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) has standards of care for health ...

Can Cannabis Control Depression? - MedShadow (blog) - Monday, May 21, 2018 - 12:06

MedShadow (blog)

Can Cannabis Control Depression?
MedShadow (blog)
Speaking at a panel on marijuana at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting in New York City earlier this month, she mentioned one problem with NIDA's marijuana once it arrived at her offices. The marijuana had not only the leaves, but ...

Survey: Anxiety in US On the Rise, Especially About Finances - PsychCentral.com - Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:49

Survey: Anxiety in US On the Rise, Especially About Finances
PsychCentral.com
Within the past year, anxiety among Americans has increased substantially, particularly around the issue of paying bills, according to a national poll recently released by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). On a scale of 1 to 100, this year's ...

As networks gobble up practices, independent doctors fight to survive - Lehigh Valley Business - Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:21

Lehigh Valley Business

As networks gobble up practices, independent doctors fight to survive
Lehigh Valley Business
<In 2016, for the first time, less than half of practicing physicians in the United States owned their own practice, according to a survey by the American Medical Association. In the Lehigh Valley, about half of the members of the Lehigh County Medical ...

Denver Grocers Limit Bathroom Access Over Injection Drug Use, Won't Admit It - Westword - Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:09

Westword

Denver Grocers Limit Bathroom Access Over Injection Drug Use, Won't Admit It
Westword
... Make Believe Bakery, Fancy Tiger Clothing and the Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association, have signed a Harm Reduction Action Center letter in support of a supervised injection site in the area, joining the American Medical Association, the Drug ...

Medical first allows patients to breathe easily - The Connexion - Monday, May 21, 2018 - 10:02

The Connexion

Medical first allows patients to breathe easily
The Connexion
... whose windpipes have been ravaged by cancer and other diseases and who have relied on a tracheostomy tube to breathe, have been able to breathe normally, according to a report published in the American Journal of the American Medical Association.

Vetted Solutions Finds New Leader for the American Brain Tumor Association - Hunt Scanlon Media (press release) - Monday, May 21, 2018 - 09:14

Hunt Scanlon Media (press release)

Vetted Solutions Finds New Leader for the American Brain Tumor Association
Hunt Scanlon Media (press release)
The firm also helped recruit Daniel Gillison as the executive director of the American Psychiatric Association Foundation. Mr. Zaniello has worked for more than two decades in positions ranging from non-profit executive director to publisher of a ...

C-FORCE: Major depression, anxiety levels on the rise in United States - Bryan-College Station Eagle - Monday, May 21, 2018 - 05:05

C-FORCE: Major depression, anxiety levels on the rise in United States
Bryan-College Station Eagle
According to another new survey conducted by the American Psychiatric Association, on a scale from 0 to 100, this year's national anxiety score is 51, a five-point increase over last year. For the report, the American Psychiatric Association surveyed ...

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When Ohio's mental health professionals act unethically - Portsmouth Daily Times - Monday, May 21, 2018 - 04:03

Portsmouth Daily Times

When Ohio's mental health professionals act unethically
Portsmouth Daily Times
When a person with personal knowledge believes an American Psychiatric Association member may have violated ethical principles, he/she may file a complaint with the District Branch to which the member belongs. The Ohio Psychiatric Physicians ...

Law to take affect June 7 to set limits on opioid prescriptions, Prezioso: 'We are trying to find ways to deal with it' - WV News - Monday, May 21, 2018 - 04:01

Law to take affect June 7 to set limits on opioid prescriptions, Prezioso: 'We are trying to find ways to deal with it'
WV News
CHARLESTON — A new law sets limits on opioid prescriptions and mandates that health-care practitioners prescribe or recommend physical therapy, occupational therapy, acupuncture, massage therapy and chiropractic care for new patients with conditions ...

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