American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Tells AMA: Promote Patient Care, Don't Prevent It - Newswise (press release) - Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 06:32

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Tells AMA: Promote Patient Care, Don't Prevent It
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Newswise — Park Ridge, Illinois—In response to the American Medical Association's (AMA) latest attack on non-physician healthcare professionals who ensure millions of Americans access to safe, cost-effective healthcare each year, the American ...

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Counting the Costs: US Hospitals Feeling the Pain of Physician Burnout - U.S. News & World Report - Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 06:15

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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 ...

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AMA Considers Taking Action Against Anthem - Medscape - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 23:29

AMA Considers Taking Action Against Anthem
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The American Medical Association (AMA), at its recent interim annual meeting, took a strong stand against Anthem, one of the largest health insurers. According to the AMA, Anthem plans to reduce physicians' reimbursement in eight states when they bill ...

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Military Health Benefits Online Chat with DHA's Deputy Director for the TRICARE Health Plan, Capt. Edward Simmer - FederalNewsRadio.com - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 22:38

Military Health Benefits Online Chat with DHA's Deputy Director for the TRICARE Health Plan, Capt. Edward Simmer
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He has received several military awards, and recently was honored as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Federal News Radio online chats are text only. There is no audio component. If you experience trouble with this online ...

New possible target for rapid antidepressants found - Chemical & Engineering News - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:23

New possible target for rapid antidepressants found
Chemical & Engineering News
Ronald S. Duman, of Yale University, led the effort to test the new compound as an antidepressant. In rats with depressionlike symptoms, an oral dose of NV-5138 rapidly penetrated the brain and, within one hour, activated mTORC1 in the prefrontal ...

Stop using language of mental health to criticize President Trump - Chicago Tribune - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:03

Chicago Tribune

Stop using language of mental health to criticize President Trump
Chicago Tribune
(Whether the Goldwater Rule, a formal rule in the American Psychiatric Association's canon of ethics, is a good idea is another matter. And whether it would be constitutional for a state to sanction a psychiatrist for violation of the rule is another ...

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Sex Matters in Experiments on Party Drug—in Mice - Scientific American - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:02

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Sex Matters in Experiments on Party Drug—in Mice
Scientific American
In 2015, a male colleague asked her to run some experiments for him while he was out of town, including a standard way of testing antidepressants called the forced-swim test. In this assay, researchers inject healthy mice with a drug, place them into a ...

Gun control: The assault on Congress by the medical journals - The Telegraph - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:40

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Gun control: The assault on Congress by the medical journals
The Telegraph
In the wake of the heinous Las Vegas shooting, the medical politicians of the American Medical Association and the public health establishment — which is to the left side of politics on just about any topic even remotely related to medicine — have ...
Gun Violence And A Grandfather's SuicideHuffPost

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Lahey Health Behavioral Services appoints new president and chief medical officer - Wicked Local Danvers - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:29

Lahey Health Behavioral Services appoints new president and chief medical officer
Wicked Local Danvers
Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine, Ginsberg is a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and is a certified physician executive and member of the American ...

AMA delegates address issues from physicians' role in the media to too much screen time for kids - FierceHealthcare - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 18:23

AMA delegates address issues from physicians' role in the media to too much screen time for kids
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Physicians must uphold the values of the medical profession when they take an active role in the mass media, the American Medical Association said. In a policy adopted by its House of Delegates at the group's interim meeting in Hawaii last week, the ...
AACE, Endocrine Society Call for insulin affordability initiativesHealio

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Study: self-harm, suicide attempts climb among US girls - WOODTV.com

Study: self-harm, suicide attempts climb among US girlsWOODTV.comThe study by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The trend parallels rising reports of teen depression and suicide, the researchers noted..

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