America's experiment with legal marijuana isn't working out - Idaho Statesman - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 18:56

Idaho Statesman

America's experiment with legal marijuana isn't working out
Idaho Statesman
The DEA and Food and Drug Administration's decision is consistent with major medical organizations including the American Medical Association, which states, “(1) cannabis is a dangerous drug and as such is a public health concern; (2) sale and ...

How do antidepressants trigger fear and anxiety? - Science Daily - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 18:42

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How do antidepressants trigger fear and anxiety?
Science Daily
Date: August 24, 2016; Source: University of North Carolina Health Care; Summary: Scientists have mapped out a serotonin-driven anxiety circuit that may explain 'anxiety' side effect of antidepressants. More than 100 million people worldwide take ...
Depression: Antidepressants may cause anxiety by activating specific serotonin-driven circuitInternational Business Times UK

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Physicians Need Medical Records Not Linked To Billing, Say Researchers - Inside Health Policy (subscription) - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 18:11

Physicians Need Medical Records Not Linked To Billing, Say Researchers
Inside Health Policy (subscription)
... researchers in a new article. The findings come as FDA works to link claims data within the agency's Sentinel System with record data from clinical data research networks. The article, published Aug. 15 in The Journal of the American Medical ...

Gazette-Journal | NAMI Family-to-Family program begins Sept. 28 - Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 17:34

Gazette-Journal | NAMI Family-to-Family program begins Sept. 28
Gloucester Mathews Gazette Journal
The free Family-to-Family Education program for family members of people living with mental illness will be held in Gloucester this fall. The classes will be held ...
NAMI to host free class - Northwest Signal: NewsNapoleon Northwest Signal

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Hillary Clinton, AMA urge EpiPen manufacturer to rein in 'exorbitant' costs - STAT - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 17:34

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Hillary Clinton, AMA urge EpiPen manufacturer to rein in 'exorbitant' costs
STAT
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and the American Medical Association on Wednesday separately urged Mylan Pharmaceuticals to reduce the price of EpiPens, escalating calls for the company to address a growing clamor over its price hikes.
EpiPen cost soars, but it's not the only drug toCNN
Mylan Boosts Assistance for EpiPen After Pricing BacklashWall Street Journal
Top US medical group blasts EpiPen's 'exorbitant' costsDaily Mail
Fortune -USA TODAY -Roll Call -News | Mylan
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AZ Doctors Officially Liberated From 'Junk Science' Law As Attorney General Concedes Medication-Abortion Fight - Phoenix New Times - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 17:11

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AZ Doctors Officially Liberated From 'Junk Science' Law As Attorney General Concedes Medication-Abortion Fight
Phoenix New Times
... who took the progesterone remained pregnant. Critics, including the American Medical Association and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, call Delgado's research "junk science." His so-called clinical trial involved just six women.

How do antidepressants trigger fear and anxiety? - Medical Xpress - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 17:00

Medical Xpress

How do antidepressants trigger fear and anxiety?
Medical Xpress
More than 100 million people worldwide take selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as Prozac and Zoloft, to treat depression, anxiety and related conditions, but these drugs have a common and mysterious side effect: they can worsen ...

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DSM-5 Made A Mistake Eliminating Substance Abuse - Huffington Post - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 16:41

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DSM-5 Made A Mistake Eliminating Substance Abuse
Huffington Post
The results of these studies are certainly not definitive and their interpretation was flawed by a basic DSM-5 misunderstanding of the nature of psychiatric diagnosis. All DSM disorders overlap with other DSM disorders and also frequently with normality.

Patent schemes, hostage government payers driving US drug spending - FiercePharma - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 16:08

FiercePharma

Patent schemes, hostage government payers driving US drug spending
FiercePharma
Time and time again, as reports of drug price hikes went viral, pharma and biotech representatives hit back with statements that drug development is expensive and their prices are justified. But a new study in the Journal of the American Medical ...

What's behind the sharp rise in prescription drug prices? - CBS News - Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 15:17

CBS News

What's behind the sharp rise in prescription drug prices?
CBS News
Prescription drug prices are skyrocketing in the United States due in large part to government regulations, a new analysis finds. These regulations allow drug manufacturers to charge monopolistic prices that aren't opposed by competing market forces ...
If you live in the US, you pay too much for prescription drugsThe Verge
What's to Blame for High US Drug Costs?NBCNews.com
Tighter Patent Rules Could Help Lower Drug Prices, Study ShowsNPR
Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com -The Boston Globe
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Animal Protein Vs Plant Protein: Do We Have to Choose? - American Council on Science and Health

Animal Protein Vs Plant Protein: Do We Have to Choose?American Council on Science and HealthA recent study in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA, August 2016) directly compared animal protein with plant protein.

Code division wants to create community task force for hoarders - Johnson City Press (subscription)

Code division wants to create community task force for hoardersJohnson City Press (subscription)Sometimes perceived in a facetious manner, hoarding was officially designated by the American Psychiatric Association as a mental health disorder in 2013.

Physicians Need Medical Records Not Linked To Billing, Say Researchers - Inside Health Policy (subscription)

Physicians Need Medical Records Not Linked To Billing, Say ResearchersInside Health Policy (subscription)... researchers in a new article. The findings come as FDA works to link claims data within the agency's Sentinel System with record data from clinical data research networks.

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