Not Just a Matter of Semantics - Psychiatric Times (blog) - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 16:23

Not Just a Matter of Semantics
Psychiatric Times (blog)
As both Drs. Ronald Pies and Cynthia Geppert have pointed out, there are 4 European countries that allow physicians to assist people who are not terminally ill in ending their lives (“Physician-Assisted Dying for Adolescents With Intractable Mental ...

Sepsis trumps CMS's four medical conditions tracked for readmission rates - Medical Xpress - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 14:14

Sepsis trumps CMS's four medical conditions tracked for readmission rates
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The findings, published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, highlight the need for coordinated efforts to develop new medical interventions aimed at improving sepsis outcomes and reducing readmissions. Sepsis is the No. 1 killer ...

Medical School Curriculum Shifts To Value-Based Care - Forbes - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 13:07

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Medical School Curriculum Shifts To Value-Based Care
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The American Medical Association launched a new textbook, “Health Systems Science” that is increasingly used by medical schools to “help physicians navigate the changing landscape of modern health care” including value-based care. (American Medical ...

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AVMA makes strategic investment in AVMF - American Veterinary Medical Association - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 13:03

AVMA makes strategic investment in AVMF
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Harp also pointed out that the practice of a medical association, academy, or society supporting the operational expenses of its own foundation is not uncommon, as do the American Medical Association and American Association of Equine Practitioners.

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'Toxic handler': Secret struggles of the friend who's always there for you - CNN - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 12:59

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'Toxic handler': Secret struggles of the friend who's always there for you
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... toxic handler, consider how much of your time in a relationship is devoted to fixing problems; it shouldn't be all day and night, said Dr. Abigail Brenner, a San Francisco and New York-based psychiatrist and a fellow of the American Psychiatric ...

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Antidepressants During Pregnancy Could Increase Birth Defects - PsychCentral.com - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 12:22

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Antidepressants During Pregnancy Could Increase Birth Defects
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University of Montreal researchers have found a link between antidepressant use in the first three months of pregnancy and birth defects. The risk — six to 10 percent, versus three to five percent in women who do not take the drugs — is high enough ...

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U.S. FDA Acknowledges Receipt of Shire's New Drug Application for SHP465 for ADHD - Yahoo Finance - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 12:18

U.S. FDA Acknowledges Receipt of Shire's New Drug Application for SHP465 for ADHD
Yahoo Finance
Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged receipt of the Class 2 resubmission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for SHP465, a long-acting, triple-bead, mixed amphetamine salts ...

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Casey says he's OK with drugs from Canada - Sharonherald - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 12:06

Casey says he's OK with drugs from Canada
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The proposal they supported made imported drugs dependent on U.S. safety certification. But advocates for drug imports say safety concerns are a red herring. More than a decade ago, the American Psychiatric Association called safety certification “a ...

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U.S. FDA Acknowledges Receipt of Shire's New Drug Application for SHP465 for ADHD - PR Newswire (press release) - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 12:02

U.S. FDA Acknowledges Receipt of Shire's New Drug Application for SHP465 for ADHD
PR Newswire (press release)
Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged receipt of the Class 2 resubmission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for SHP465, a long-acting, triple-bead, mixed amphetamine salts ...

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NAMI classes aim to help family, friends support those with mental illness - Kendall County Now (subscription) - Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 11:42

NAMI classes aim to help family, friends support those with mental illness
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The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for access to services, treatment ...

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Doctors for Patient Freedom to Confer Ed Annis Award on Jane Orient, M.D. - Yahoo Finance

Doctors for Patient Freedom to Confer Ed Annis Award on Jane Orient, M.D.Yahoo Finance"Dr. Annis was elected as President of the American Medical Association in 1963," Dr. McKalip states. “He was one of the voices that warned America about Medicare during the first attempt to pass it in 1962.

Not Just a Matter of Semantics - Psychiatric Times (blog)

Not Just a Matter of SemanticsPsychiatric Times (blog)The American Psychiatric Association, in concert with the American Medical Association's position on Medical Euthanasia, holds that a psychiatrist should not prescribe or administer any intervention to a non-terminally ill person for the purpose of ...

Sepsis trumps CMS's four medical conditions tracked for readmission rates - Medical Xpress

Sepsis trumps CMS's four medical conditions tracked for readmission ratesMedical XpressThe findings, published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association, highlight the need for coordinated efforts to develop new medical interventions aimed at improving sepsis outcomes and reducing readmissions.

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