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1788 Articles Matching "mental"

Gupta: 'Competent' or 'crazy' misses the point of presidential mental health

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
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Behavioral health advocates fear impact of Medicaid work requirements on treatment access

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Behavioral health advocates are worried that Medicaid work requirements will hamper people's access to substance abuse and mental health...
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Feds freeze mental health practices registry

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
Federal health officials recently froze a program aimed to educate the public and provide information about evidence-based mental health and substance abuse treatment programs....
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Severe Bullying Tied to Mental Health Woes in Teens

Jan 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Severe Bullying Tied to Mental Health Woes in TeensCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Old Age Not Only Cause Of Surgery Complications

Jan 17, 2018 , WebMD
A review of 44 studies that included more than 12,000 people aged 60 and older found that frailty, mental impairment, depressive symptoms and smoking increased the risk for complications after...
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For Kids, Chronic Illness May Trigger Mental Health Issues

Jan 17, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: For Kids, Chronic Illness May Trigger Mental Health IssuesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/15/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/16/2018 12:00:00...
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Tidepool head details pre-cert discussions with FDA, encourages industry participation

Jan 16, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Last September, Tidepool — a diabetes data management platform — was among the nine companies chosen to participate in the FDA’s experimental pre-certification program...
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Trump's medical exam 'went exceptionally well,' doctor says

Jan 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Trump's checkup comes as a new book raises questions about his mental...
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Trump in 'excellent health,' White House doctor says after exam

Jan 13, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House physician pronounced Donald Trump to be in "excellent health" after Trump had his first medical exam as U.S. president on Friday, capping off a week in which his mental fitness for the job has come under intense scrutiny....
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State Highlights: Fla. Targets For-Profit Stem Cell Clinics; Ga. Gov. Proposes Extra $23M For Children’s Mental Health Services

Jan 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Massachusetts and...
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Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisions

Jan 13, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining federal approval for the fundamental change to the 50-year-old health insurance program for the poor....
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Poor Trial Results for Another Experimental Alzheimer's Drug

Jan 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Poor Trial Results for Another Experimental Alzheimer's DrugCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2018 12:00:00...
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Federal Registry To Help Find Effective Treatments For Behavioral Health Problems Suspended

Jan 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The registry offers a database of hundreds of mental health and substance abuse programs that have been assessed and deemed scientifically sound. Officials confirmed that a new entity will take over the program’s duties, but no staff other than a new director is in place to run...
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Men Report Less Pain In Studies When Researcher Is Female, And Other Ways Gender Influences Experiments

Jan 12, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers are looking into the ways gender can change the results of medical experiments in drastic ways. In other public health news: Americans are rushing out to buy anti-radiation pills, more on the president's mental health, former Vice President Joe Biden talks about toxins associated with burning waste at military institutions, alcohol-related ER visits are on the rise, and...
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How to help patients—and yourself—cope with today’s stress

Jan 11, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
A relentless barrage of news—often frightening and negative—can take a toll on our mental and physical health. Communicators can help people cope in these trying...
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Boy, 6, Undergoes Experimental Rabies Treatment

Jan 11, 2018 , WebMD
It is nearly always fatal once symptoms develop. But his doctors haven’t given...
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Trump orders mental health support for military veterans to prevent suicide

Jan 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
The new order will cost about $200 million year to implement, an official...
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Specially Timed Signals Ease Tinnitus Symptoms In First Test Aimed At The Condition's Root Cause

Jan 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Millions of Americans hear ringing in their ears -- a condition called tinnitus -- and new research shows an experimental device could help quiet the phantom sounds by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain. In a new study in Science Translational Medicine, a team from the University of Michi......
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Trump orders mental health aid for military veterans to prevent suicide

Jan 10, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order directing government departments to try to prevent suicide among military veterans by treating mental health problems before they become more serious....
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Oversimplifying Beliefs About Causes Of Mental Illness May Hinder Social Acceptance

Jan 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Belief that mental illness is biological has increased among both health experts and the public in recent years. But campaigns to treat it as a disease and remove stigma may be lacking because other factors, such as bad character and upbringing, still are viewed as playing a role, a Baylor Universit......
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