APA, National Council oppose Graham-Cassidy bill - Healio - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 18:36

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APA, National Council oppose Graham-Cassidy bill
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The American Psychiatric Association and the National Council for Behavioral Health recently expressed opposition to the Graham-Cassidy bill. “This legislation, the latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, will lead to millions of Americans ...
The Health 202: Everything you need to know about who stands where on Graham-CassidyWashington Post
The Graham-Cassidy Bill: A Last-Ditch GOP Effort To Deprive Millions Of Health CareForbes
Groups Push for Deliberative Approach to Improving Health LawAAFP News
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities -Congressional Budget Office
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More big names join effort to help improve mHealth apps - American Medical Association (blog) - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 17:46

More big names join effort to help improve mHealth apps
American Medical Association (blog)
Four leaders in medicine and the app industry have been named to the board of directors for a nonprofit effort to collaborate with mobile health app developers, patient advocates and others to develop best practices aimed at promoting the safety and ...

State NAMI director to be keynote speaker at vigil - Times Daily - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 17:33

State NAMI director to be keynote speaker at vigil
Times Daily
Betty Robertson, the founding president of NAMI Shoals currently serving as the educational chairwoman, said after nearly two decades of vigils and other mental illness awareness events, education on the topic is spreading. This year marks the 25th ...

Opioid problem is so bad it's cutting US life expectancy - The Daily Herald - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 16:59

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Opioid problem is so bad it's cutting US life expectancy
The Daily Herald
Seven researchers contributed to the analysis, which was published in The Journal of the American Medical Association. The contributors crunched the numbers recorded by the National Vital Statistics System Mortality file, a storehouse of death data ...
Opioids Are Shaving Months Off US Life ExpectancyGizmodo
Opioid Deaths Stall Life Expectancy in the USteleSUR English
Opioids Have Cut US Life Expectancy: CDCNewsmax
The Verge -Citizen
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Clean Hands Week and C. Diff - KRCU - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 16:08

Clean Hands Week and C. Diff
KRCU
In an article from the Journal of the American Medical Association, a doctor explains that c. diff is an infection that thrives in hospital environments and preys on those who have prior antibiotic use, are at an advanced age, or have other medical risks.

Health care stakeholders to Republicans: Please stop - MSNBC - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 15:20

MSNBC

Health care stakeholders to Republicans: Please stop
MSNBC
The circumstances are oddly familiar. For months, Republicans were desperate to take a sledgehammer to the American health care system; Jimmy Kimmel was making emotional pleas on the public's behalf; governors and patient advocates urged GOP ...

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The Opioid Crisis Can't Be Blamed on Big Pharma Alone - National Review - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 15:15

National Review

The Opioid Crisis Can't Be Blamed on Big Pharma Alone
National Review
In recent years, the American Medical Association and others have started to recommend dropping pain as the fifth vital sign. That would be a helpful first step, but I'm afraid much of the damage is already done. Categorizing pain as the fifth vital ...

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Trauma informed care, adverse childhood experiences to be discussed in program - Fond du Lac Reporter - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 15:06

Trauma informed care, adverse childhood experiences to be discussed in program
Fond du Lac Reporter
FOND DU LAC - As part of the annual Mental Illness Awareness Week, Marian University Social Work students and NAMI Fond du Lac are offering an educational seminar from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at the Marian University Stayer Center, ...

Cassidy: 'I'm sorry' Kimmel doesn't understand Obamacare repeal bill - Politico - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 15:03

Politico

Cassidy: 'I'm sorry' Kimmel doesn't understand Obamacare repeal bill
Politico
Opposition to the bill, which has gained steam in recent days, has come from Democrats as well as from groups including the American Medical Association and AARP. That criticism, Cassidy said, is misplaced and based on misinformation about the ...

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Trump judicial nominee said transgender children are part of 'Satan's plan' - FOX Carolina - Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 14:03

FOX Carolina

Trump judicial nominee said transgender children are part of 'Satan's plan'
FOX Carolina
Groups like the American Psychiatric Association and the American Pediatric Association have condemned the practice as having no scientific basis and the potential to do mental harm. Mateer did not respond to a request for comment. A Department of ...

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More big names join effort to help improve mHealth apps - American Medical Association (blog)

More big names join effort to help improve mHealth appsAmerican Medical Association (blog)Four leaders in medicine and the app industry have been named to the board of directors for a nonprofit effort to collaborate with mobile health app developers, patient advocates and others to develop best practices

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