Anti-LGBT 'Study' Continues Long, Dark Legacy of Right-Wing Junk Science - The New Civil Rights Movement - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 15:01

Anti-LGBT 'Study' Continues Long, Dark Legacy of Right-Wing Junk Science
The New Civil Rights Movement
... of homosexuality, her position prevailed and eventually became the accepted scientific view. It ultimately led to the rescinding of homosexuality from the American Psychiatric Association's Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Psychiatric Disorders ...

Health-care exchange sign-ups fall far short of forecasts - Philly.com - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 14:41

Philly.com

Health-care exchange sign-ups fall far short of forecasts
Philly.com
"Congress should revisit a public plan to compete alongside private insurers in areas of the country where competition is limited," he wrote in an essay published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. "Adding a public plan in such areas ...

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Paramedics shouldn't be kept on the sidelines - Stars and Stripes - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 13:31

Paramedics shouldn't be kept on the sidelines
Stars and Stripes
After the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association attributed the miraculous survival rate — 261 of the 264 casualties — to the fact that EMS units were already on the scene when the bombs detonated ...

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Hoarders overwhelmed by the clutter - The Columbian - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 13:06

Hoarders overwhelmed by the clutter
The Columbian
The American Psychiatric Association characterizes hoarding as the persistent difficulty in discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of the possessions' value. What sets hoarders apart from normal collecting behaviors, the association states ...

Other voices: A look at editorials from around New England - Eagle-Tribune - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 10:12

Other voices: A look at editorials from around New England
Eagle-Tribune
Three Harvard-affiliated doctors asserted this week in an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association that branded drugs enjoying federal market protections are driving the bulk of US spending on prescription drugs. They point to studies ...

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No diagnosis needed: Unfit for the job - Burlington County Times - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 10:06

No diagnosis needed: Unfit for the job
Burlington County Times
Because of Donald Trump's unusual public conduct, legions of armchair analysts have wondered aloud about his mental health. A former dean of Harvard Medical School tweeted that Trump "defines" narcissistic personality disorder. New York Times ...

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Understanding the unhappy side of serotonin - Medical News Today - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 07:42

Medical News Today

Understanding the unhappy side of serotonin
Medical News Today
Antidepressants can help improve mood, but not always immediately. Now, scientists believe they have identified what happens in the brain to cause this, according to research published in Nature. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are used ...

5 reasons prescription drug prices keep rising - Press-Enterprise - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 07:06

5 reasons prescription drug prices keep rising
Press-Enterprise
They found that the problem has deep and complicated roots and published their findings in JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association. Five key findings in the review: 1. Drug manufacturers in the U.S. set their own prices, and that's not ...

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Susan Campbell: Let's put gender aside in fight against obesity - The Advocate - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 04:05

The Advocate

Susan Campbell: Let's put gender aside in fight against obesity
The Advocate
A June article in the Journal of American Medical Association said that 35 percent of men in the U.S. are obese, compared to 40.4 percent of women — and that latter number is growing, researchers said. Weight discrimination doesn't stop at the ...

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After battling concussions, depression, Bado returns to football as coach, player advocate - Joplin Globe - Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 04:05

Joplin Globe

After battling concussions, depression, Bado returns to football as coach, player advocate
Joplin Globe
Dr. Harrison S. Martland first described a spectrum of neurological symptoms he found in boxers in a 1928 Journal of the American Medical Association article. He referred to the fighters as “punch drunk.” In 1937, J.A. Millspaugh introduced the term ...

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Anti-LGBT 'Study' Continues Long, Dark Legacy of Right-Wing Junk Science - The New Civil Rights Movement

Anti-LGBT 'Study' Continues Long, Dark Legacy of Right-Wing Junk ScienceThe New Civil Rights Movement... of homosexuality, her position prevailed and eventually became the accepted scientific view.

Paramedics shouldn't be kept on the sidelines - Stars and Stripes

Paramedics shouldn't be kept on the sidelinesStars and StripesAfter the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association attributed the miraculous survival rate — 261 of the 264 casualties — to the fact that EMS units were already on the scene when th

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