AMA Says Latest Trumpcare Bill Violates 'Do No Harm' Pledge - Forbes - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 16:10

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AMA Says Latest Trumpcare Bill Violates 'Do No Harm' Pledge
Forbes
The American Medical Association joined a parade of patient advocates, healthcare groups and the largest senior lobby opposing the Republican-led Senate's latest effort to overhaul the Affordable Care Act. The bill introduced last week by Sens. Lindsay ...
The Health 202: Moderates would have to swallow deep Medicaid cuts for GOP health-care push to succeedWashington Post
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Opioid overdose deaths take 2.5 months off US life expectancy - Daily Mail - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 16:01

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Opioid overdose deaths take 2.5 months off US life expectancy
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Opioids alone contributed to a loss of 2.5 months -- or 0.21 years -- in life expectancy, said the research letter published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. The study, led by researchers at the US Centers for Disease Control and ...
The opioid epidemic is so bad it's driving down life expectancy in the USThe Verge
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Ryan, White House reject bipartisan health fix - Politico - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 15:45

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Ryan, White House reject bipartisan health fix
Politico
The American Medical Association also came out against the bill Tuesday, warning it could destabilize health insurance markets and undermine patient protections. A senior White House official said there was never much interest in the Murray-Alexander ...

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Drug Overdoses Are Depressing the Entire Country's Life Expectancy - Pacific Standard - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 15:21

Drug Overdoses Are Depressing the Entire Country's Life Expectancy
Pacific Standard
They published their results today in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Overall, Americans' life expectancy fell by two years between 2000 and 2015, Dowell and her team found. Drug overdoses accounted for a little more than three months ...

Antidepressants may raise death risk by a third - Medical News Today - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 15:12

Medical News Today

Antidepressants may raise death risk by a third
Medical News Today
It is currently estimated that 1 in 10 people in the United States rely on antidepressants. Additionally, 1 in 4 women in their 40s and 50s are reported to take the drugs. The most common class of antidepressants are serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).
Warning: Antidepressants May Cause Messaging ManslaughterPsychiatric Times

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'MAP' Program Improves Hypertension Control - Medscape - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 14:02

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'MAP' Program Improves Hypertension Control
Medscape
The MAP BP improvement program is a central part of Target: BP, a joint initiative between the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) aimed at reducing the number adults who die each year from MI and stroke.

Warning: Antidepressants May Cause Messaging Manslaughter - Psychiatric Times - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 13:54

Warning: Antidepressants May Cause Messaging Manslaughter
Psychiatric Times
Several years ago, we commented about the practice of some attorneys who exploit the misunderstanding that surrounds the putative “criminogenic” effects of antidepressants.1 Neither time nor science has given pause to the trend of condemning these ...

Powerful talk raises awareness for mental illness - University News - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 13:53

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Powerful talk raises awareness for mental illness
University News
The first NAMI on Campus Talk occurred during Suicide Awareness Week to spread support and awareness for those who suffer from depression and other mental illnesses. The National Alliance for Mental Illness student organization at UMKC organized and ...

Inputting Data Into EHRs Takes Up More Than Half a Day for Primary Care Physicians - Managed Care magazine - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 13:24

Inputting Data Into EHRs Takes Up More Than Half a Day for Primary Care Physicians
Managed Care magazine
Primary care physicians (PCPs) spend more than six hours entering data into electronic health records (EHRs) during a typical day, which usually lasts 11.4 hours, according to a study by the University of Wisconsin and the American Medical Association ...

The Health 202: Moderates would have to swallow deep Medicaid cuts for GOP health-care push to succeed - Washington Post - Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 12:33

Washington Post

The Health 202: Moderates would have to swallow deep Medicaid cuts for GOP health-care push to succeed
Washington Post
A statement released by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) said its members are “extremely dismayed” by the decision....The American Medical Association (AMA) said the administration's announcement 'could have severe consequences ...
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Lady Gaga's tour-busting fibromyalgia diagnosis: What you need to know - ABC News

Lady Gaga's tour-busting fibromyalgia diagnosis: What you need to knowABC NewsThe condition affects 2 to 8 percent of the general population, according to a 2014 review published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, with similar rates across countries and cultures.

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