Are you addicted to your smartphone? Take the challenge! - 13WMAZ - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:10

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Are you addicted to your smartphone? Take the challenge!
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While the American Psychiatric Association does not actually diagnose a phone “addiction,” it does say using a phone leads to some obsessive behaviors. That's because using one triggers Dopamine, which is a chemical in our brain that makes us feel good.

Judge Steve Leifman Fights to Treat Instead of Jail Mentally Ill Miamians - Miami New Times - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:04

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Judge Steve Leifman Fights to Treat Instead of Jail Mentally Ill Miamians
Miami New Times
It's easy to mistake Steve Leifman for a psychiatrist. He'll happily rattle off statistics about the incidence of schizophrenia in Miami-Dade County, quote a recent Journal of the American Medical Association article, or digress at length about the ...

Nurses Say AMA Launching 'Turf War' Over Direct Patient Access - Forbes - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 13:01

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Nurses Say AMA Launching 'Turf War' Over Direct Patient Access
Forbes
Nurses across the U.S. are upset at new American Medical Association policy opposing efforts to allow advanced practice registered nurses to practice independently of a physician's supervision. The AMA opposes "the continual, nationwide efforts to ...

Is insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization broken and backward in the US? Some experts say yes - CNBC - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 12:01

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Is insurance coverage of in vitro fertilization broken and backward in the US? Some experts say yes
CNBC
This year, the infertility community celebrated what they say is long overdue news; infertility was officially declared a disease by the American Medical Association. Many hope this will be the catalyst that helps expand insurance coverage. In the ...

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The lonesome death of Emily Butler - Baltimore Sun - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 11:30

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The lonesome death of Emily Butler
Baltimore Sun
The American Psychiatric Association has called for restricting its use to no longer than 30 days because of the irreparable harms victims suffer. It's unconscionable that Maryland is among the handful of states that lead the nation in the routine use ...

Obamacare mandate repeal may not deliver predicted blow - Politico - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 10:22

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Obamacare mandate repeal may not deliver predicted blow
Politico
On Tuesday, many of the largest health care industry groups, including America's Health Insurance Plans, the American Hospital Association, and the American Medical Association, sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warning against ...

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Don't cast aside an effective antidepressant just because it's old - STAT - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 09:45

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Don't cast aside an effective antidepressant just because it's old
STAT
At the proverbial end of the road, where every other class of antidepressant and several other types of psychotropic medication had failed, she started me on tranylcypromine (Parnate). It belongs to the first family of antidepressants, called monoamine ...

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day - Fox Business - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 08:34

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day
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Outcome Health, a Chicago startup, offered voluntary buyouts to employees, and Harvard Health Publishing and the American Medical Association put their partnerships with the company on pause. What's Ailing Barclays? Jes Staley Has Little Time to Figure ...

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On Health Care: A new approach to integrated behavioral health - Duluth News Tribune - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 06:51

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On Health Care: A new approach to integrated behavioral health
Duluth News Tribune
Under a new model sponsored by the American Psychiatric Association, called Collaborative Care, psychiatrists provide support to mental health coordinators based in primary care clinics. These psychiatrists do not treat patients directly, but instead ...

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People's Most Beautiful list reveals changing beauty standards - Reading Eagle - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 05:08

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People's Most Beautiful list reveals changing beauty standards
Reading Eagle
The study's results, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Dermatology, came as a surprise to the researchers, who expected to find greater similarity between the two issues. The 2017 list included more celebrities with darker ...

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Lahey Health Behavioral Services appoints new president and chief medical officer - Wicked Local Danvers

Lahey Health Behavioral Services appoints new president and chief medical officerWicked Local DanversCertified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both psychiatry and psychosomatic medicine, Ginsberg is a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric As

AMA delegates address issues from physicians' role in the media to too much screen time for kids - FierceHealthcare

AMA delegates address issues from physicians' role in the media to too much screen time for kidsFierceHealthcarePhysicians must uphold the values of the medical profession when they take an active role in the mass media, the American Medical Association said.

'Turf wars' heat up: Nurses fire back at American Medical Association's stand on independent practice - FierceHealthcare

'Turf wars' heat up: Nurses fire back at American Medical Association's stand on independent practiceFierceHealthcareA resolution adopted by the American Medical Association is perpetuating “long-standing turf wars” between some physicians and nurses, one leading nurses' organization claims.

How Mice Help Discover New Anti-Depressants - American Council on Science and Health

How Mice Help Discover New Anti-DepressantsAmerican Council on Science and HealthWe need more information about depression, both to have a better understanding of the causes and exploration of new therapeutics. Like most scientific endeavors, depression is hard to study in humans or non-human primates.

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