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The NHI: The IRR's analysis - Politicsweb

Wed, 2017-11-22 07:47

The NHI: The IRR's analysis
Politicsweb
At the primary health care level, the services to be provided will include 'sexual and reproductive' health care, along with optometry, 'oral health rehabilitation', and a comprehensive range of remedies for mental disorders and disability needs ...

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NS need-a-doctor registry doesn't prioritize sickest people: auditor general - rdnewsnow.com

Wed, 2017-11-22 06:23

rdnewsnow.com

NS need-a-doctor registry doesn't prioritize sickest people: auditor general
rdnewsnow.com
HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia Health Authority needs to find a way to ensure people with serious health concerns who've registered on a provincial website are actually connected with a doctor, the province's auditor general says. In a report Wednesday ...

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Gun control: The assault on Congress by the medical journals - The Telegraph

Mon, 2017-11-20 13:40

The Telegraph

Gun control: The assault on Congress by the medical journals
The Telegraph
In the wake of the heinous Las Vegas shooting, the medical politicians of the American Medical Association and the public health establishment — which is to the left side of politics on just about any topic even remotely related to medicine — have ...

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Universal Health plans big psych expansion in New Jersey - Philly.com

Mon, 2017-11-20 12:39

Philly.com

Universal Health plans big psych expansion in New Jersey
Philly.com
Hampton Behavioral Health Center in Westhampton, Burlington County, will add 48 beds under a plan announced Friday by the Christie administration.

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Scientist puts his dog on the editorial boards of seven predatory journals as proof of their negligence - Boing Boing

Mon, 2017-11-20 11:36

Boing Boing

Scientist puts his dog on the editorial boards of seven predatory journals as proof of their negligence
Boing Boing
At the time of this writing, the Global Journal of Addiction & Rehabilitation Medicine still lists Ollie as an associate editor, and a journal called Psychiatry and Mental Disorders lists her as a member of its editorial board (complete with a photo of ...

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Father of White House fence jumper attributes son's actions to mental health - WJLA

Sun, 2017-11-19 22:15

WJLA

Father of White House fence jumper attributes son's actions to mental health
WJLA
“Because of his own mindset and what he truly believes and as a father, I think it may be a mental situation.” Mr Merswin told us he wants to get his son psychiatric help, but says he was wrongly terminated from his job with the Marine Corps and no ...

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Drugmaker seeks to settle claims it fleeced Texas' Medicaid program - Dallas News

Fri, 2017-11-17 09:55

Dallas News

Drugmaker seeks to settle claims it fleeced Texas' Medicaid program
Dallas News
The continued use of Seroquel isn't relevant to the lawsuit, which alleges violations of the state Medicaid fraud law, Texas officials said in court papers. "We will hold AstraZeneca liable for the lies ... To ensure Seroquel was used in Texas mental ...

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Texas Lawsuit Claims This Drugmaker Pushed Antipsychotic to Kids - Bloomberg

Fri, 2017-11-17 06:44

Bloomberg

Texas Lawsuit Claims This Drugmaker Pushed Antipsychotic to Kids
Bloomberg
To ensure Seroquel was used in Texas mental-health facilities, AstraZeneca paid a total of $465,000 in speaking fees to two psychiatrists who influenced the list of approved drugs for state facilities and encouraged other Texas doctors to use Seroquel, ...

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Figures Lie and Liars Figure – Why the Demographics of the So-Called “Prescription Opioid Crisis” Don't Work - National Pain Report

Fri, 2017-11-17 05:05

Figures Lie and Liars Figure – Why the Demographics of the So-Called “Prescription Opioid Crisis” Don't Work
National Pain Report
When a reporter breathlessly reports deaths by “opioid overdose” without clarifying sources or types of drugs, they're essentially committing journalistic fraud. Richard A. Lawhern ... The typical new addict is a young white male with a history of ...

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CCHR Florida Presents Humanitarian Award to an Attorney Dedicated to Stopping Mental Health Abuses - The Daily Telescope

Wed, 2017-11-15 06:02

The Daily Telescope

CCHR Florida Presents Humanitarian Award to an Attorney Dedicated to Stopping Mental Health Abuses
The Daily Telescope
About CCHR: Initially established by the Church of Scientology and renowned psychiatrist Dr. Thomas Szasz in 1969, CCHR's mission is to eradicate abuses committed under the guise of mental health and enact patient and consumer protections. It was L.

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'NCIS' Recap: What is the Sex of McGee and Delilah's Baby? - BuddyTV (blog)

Tue, 2017-11-14 23:38

BuddyTV (blog)

'NCIS' Recap: What is the Sex of McGee and Delilah's Baby?
BuddyTV (blog)
He is a missing person of interest in a fraud and bribery case that was being handled by the Northeast NCIS Field Office. The park ranger is not familiar with the victim. ... Ducky says auditory hallucinations can be a hallmark of a mental health issue ...

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From Milwaukee to Kiryas Joel: Following Medicaid millions made on urine tests - New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

Tue, 2017-11-14 22:10

New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

From Milwaukee to Kiryas Joel: Following Medicaid millions made on urine tests
New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
KIRYAS JOEL, N.Y. — Abe Freund's home on Acres Road in Kiryas Joel, New York, doesn't seem much different, at first glance, from a number of other houses on the street. It has tan siding, like many of the other residences, and a children's play set ...

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6 takeaways from 7 GOP candidates for governor in Colorado - The Colorado Independent

Tue, 2017-11-14 15:14

The Colorado Independent

6 takeaways from 7 GOP candidates for governor in Colorado
The Colorado Independent
Mental health? Yes, it is a manifestation of legalized marijuana,” said Stapleton, who also used the opportunity to tear into Colorado's system for regulating legal pot, calling it a “broken regulatory environment.” It's easier for an 18-year-old to ...

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Weed Withdrawal Is a Real Thing and It's Hell - VICE - VICE

Tue, 2017-11-14 13:53

VICE

Weed Withdrawal Is a Real Thing and It's Hell - VICE
VICE
If you're using weed for medicinal reasons, it cam wreak havoc on your mental or physical health.

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Slavery sentence reveals systemic failure - NJ TODAY

Sat, 2017-11-11 23:10

NJ TODAY

Slavery sentence reveals systemic failure
NJ TODAY
“That's fraudulent behavior,” said Eddie Walker, a former judge with the Arkansas Workers' Compensation Commission. He said workers' comp ... But the program doesn't employ trained medical staff and prohibits psychiatric medicine. A judge in Tulsa sent ...

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By invitation: When kids in school are preyed on... - Deccan Chronicle

Sat, 2017-11-11 19:13

Deccan Chronicle

By invitation: When kids in school are preyed on...
Deccan Chronicle
Now cases of young people being involved in abduction, sexual assault, theft, murder, vandalism, reckless driving, and financial fraud are on the rise in our country too. What is even more worrying is the complete absence of guilt, ... The other type ...

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Baby P detective sues 'bully' police after exposing child abuse and corruption - Express.co.uk

Sat, 2017-11-11 18:03

Express.co.uk

Baby P detective sues 'bully' police after exposing child abuse and corruption
Express.co.uk
Despite being placed under the care of an NHS mental health team and given counselling, he twice returned to work in 2015, first on the fraud investigation team and then on the road deaths unit. However, the return to work made his PTSD even worse.

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Videos Show UHS Hospital Staff Assaulting Young Patients - BuzzFeed News

Sat, 2017-11-11 10:02

BuzzFeed News

Videos Show UHS Hospital Staff Assaulting Young Patients
BuzzFeed News
The facility where the April 2015 incident took place — Hill Crest Behavioral Health, in Birmingham, Alabama — is owned by America's largest psychiatric hospital chain, Universal Health Services. UHS, whose revenues last year from its behavioral ...

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Tech support: how our phones could save our lives by detecting mood shifts - The Sydney Morning Herald

Sat, 2017-11-11 07:15

The Sydney Morning Herald

Tech support: how our phones could save our lives by detecting mood shifts
The Sydney Morning Herald
Dr John Torous, a Harvard-trained psychiatrist with a background in computer science and engineering, chairs an American Psychiatric Association working group that is scrutinising mental health apps. In January they launched a website that helps ... A ...

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