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Maine seeks whistleblower's health files in document-shredding case

A judge limits the request. Her lawyer says it's likely an attempt to portray the Maine CDC employee as unstable.


Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

British Alzheimer's expert comes to Lexington to speak at Best Friends anniversary celebration

Best Friends Day Center serves individuals with dementia, but a first-time visitor braced for a depressing environment is in for a cheerful surprise.


Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Lexington, KY, Travel, Germany Travel, Europe Travel, Medicine, Jessamine County, KY

Sys-Con Media

Katie Weinger, EdD, RN, FAADE, Receives American Diabetes...

Supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Lilly USA, LLC, this award is presented to a distinguished health professional who has made outstanding educational efforts in the field of diabetes and has demonstrated significant contributions to the understanding of diabetes education.


Related Topix: Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Pop/Rock, The Association, San Francisco, CA, Nursing

SKorean city full of grief prepares for more

The altar of the memorial is a wall of white and yellow flowers and greens, surrounding photos of 47 students and teachers whose bodies have been identified after being recovered from the ferry Sewol.


Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Medicine

TV Newser

Megyn Kelly Bets David Gregory Isn't The Only One Being Analyzed

On last night's "The Kelly File," Megyn Kelly took on NBC News reportedly hiring a psychologist for "Meet the Press" moderator David Gregory , suggesting Gregory isn't the only one being analyzed.


Related Topix: Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Publishing, Media, News Corporation, FOX News Network, Medicine

AHRQ Innovations Exchange

Hospital-Based Day Treatment Program Provides Family-Centered...

The Hasbro Children's Partial Hospital Program - a collaborative program of the departments of pediatrics and child psychiatry at the Alpert Medical School at Brown University - is a medical treatment day program for children ages 6 to 18 years old who have chronic medical illnesses and emotional issues.


Related Topix: Pediatrics, Medicine

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Atlantic

Everything We Know About Early Childhood Has Changed Since Head Start

In 1912, a teacher in the one-room schoolhouse outside Stonewall, Texas, made a decision that would ultimately lead to billions of dollars in federal investment, volumes of research, and ongoing, decades-long debate about the value of early childhood education.


Related Topix: Stonewall, TX, Family, Kids, Medicine, Parenting, US Politics, US News

PhysOrg Weblog

First findings of virtual reality exposure therapy for PTSD

A randomized controlled clinical trial of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder found that shorter doses of virtual reality exposure therapy reduces PTSD diagnoses and symptoms.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Emory University, Xanax, Alprazolam (generic), Anxiety, Health

Malaysian National News Agency

Autism Intervention Must Be Part Of National Plan - Rosmah

Intervention must be part of a national plan that ensures every family from every community has access to quality, affordable health care and services across the lifespan of a person with autism, said the prime minister's wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor.


Related Topix: Medicine

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Psych Central joins opposition to pro-force, anti-rights House bill, HR 3717

An anti-civil rights bill that purports to fix the "broken mental health system" but would actually gut that system has picked up a new and formidable opponent.

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Related Topix: Psych Central, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tim Murphy, Medicine

PhysOrg Weblog

Collaborative care model manages depression, anxiety in patients with heart disease

A telephone-based collaborative care model helped manage depression and anxiety, and improved health-related quality of life in patients with heart disease.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine

Is Narendra Modi a fascist?

'The speeches of Modi in Assam, Bengal, Kerala, Baghpat and the border areas of Bihar, overplaying the themes of terrorism, izzat of mothers and sisters, are to be read carefully to understand that he is trying to keep the fear of Muslims alive in the Hindu masses,' says Apoorvanand.


Related Topix: World News, India, Medicine, Psychology, Science

Sun Apr 20, 2014

University of Rochester

UR Medicine Helping Aging Adults in Rural Communities

More than half a million older adults live in rural areas across New York State, and this number is expected to increase dramatically over the next two decades.

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Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Geriatric Medicine, Medicine, Nursing, Chautauqua, NY


Werewolf Delusion Even Less Common Than Scientists Thought

They grunt, claw, and feel their body is covered with hair and their nails are elongated - some people strongly believe they are in the process of metamorphosis into a wolf.


Related Topix: Medicine, Netherlands, World News,

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Lansing State Journal

Horse therapy helps woman regain balance

Josie Parker has little to no balance, and walking without a cane would find her stumbling or falling.


Related Topix: Medicine, Neurology

Psychology Today

Psychiatric Uncertainty and the Neurobiological Buzzword

A few years ago I wrote that uncertainty is inevitable in psychiatry . We literally don't know the pathogenesis of any psychiatric disorder.


Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

Washington Times

Lack of psychiatrists hits mental health patients

The Health Resources and Services Administration reports more than half the state's counties have a shortage of mental health professionals.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Green Bay Press-Gazette

Filling the void

Friday was the last day on the job for Dr. Anne Miller, Door County's only psychiatrist, who worked since 2005 with Door County's Department of Health and Human Services.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Door County, WI, Egg Harbor, WI, Sturgeon Bay, WI, Nursing

AME Info

DHA psychiatrists discuss ways to tackle anxiety, panic attacks and phobias during twitter clinic

Prepare monthly financial reports and maintain full set of accounts and perform reconciliation of receivables, payables and bank balances and ensure monthly closing by stipulated deadlines.


Related Topix: Anxiety, Medicine, Health, Psychology, Science

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Revisiting a debate: Does psychiatry overmedicate?

So it has been something of a vindication that people like William Dubin, chair of psychiatry at the Temple University School of Medicine, have started inviting him to speak to their peers and students.


Related Topix: Medicine, Temple University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters