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QD: News Every Day--Methadone's mortality risks far outweigh its rate of prescribing

The CDC recommender that health care providers follow guidelines for prescribing methadone and other prescription painkillers correctly, including:. ... screening and monitoring for substance abuse and mental health problems. --prescribing only the
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Women who drink moderately, regularly may age better

higher chance of successful ageing, defined as being free of 11 major chronic diseases and having no major cognitive, physical or mental health limitations at age 70. ... If nondrinkers survived, they had lower health-related quality-of-life scores on
October 2019

Telemedicine, e-doctors and getting paid for the work

Or what health care people call reimbursement. Our current system rewards in-person visits in a fee-for-service model. ... In mental health, where resources are often in short supply, telemedicine has taken on an increasing role in doctor-patient virtual
October 2019

A lesson on mental illness care: connecting two tragedies

I was, however, increasingly concerned about his psychological health and referred him to another psychiatrist. ... In the meantime, I remain highly skeptical that improved mental health care alone, without restricting access to firearms will be enough
October 2019

Risks overstated for antidepressants and suicides

This post originally appeared at Everything Health. Toni Brayer, MD, FACP, is an ACP Internist editorial board member who blogs at EverythingHealth, designed to address the rapid changes in science, medicine, ... health and healing in the 21st Century.
October 2019

Top 10 reasons to visit the doctor

With the shortage of primary care doctors, however, we can expect health care expenditures to continue rising if these common problems are taken to specialists. ... This post originally appeared at Everything Health. Toni Brayer, MD, FACP, is an ACP
October 2019

QD: News Every Day--Human brains consistent despite other racial differences

axis. Each dot represents a comparison between two individuals. The research appeared in the Journal Nature and was described by the National Institutes of Health in a press release. ... periods. Sex differences in the risk for certain mental disorders
October 2019

How the VA can help our female veterans

Research has shown that women didn't define themselves as veterans in the past, and this is changing," said Antonette Zeiss, PhD, a clinical psychologist and Acting Chief for Mental Health ... Men had slightly higher rates of PTSD. According to the
October 2019

QD: News Every Day-- Marijuana not recommended for rheumatological conditions

And, long-term use of cannabis may lead to mental illness, dependence, addiction, mental health and memory issues. ... Taking all factors into consideration, health care professionals should currently dissuade rheumatology patients from using herbal
October 2019

Gun control and gun violence

I don’t have a clue. What’s your definition of mental illness with regard to this issue? ... While there have been obvious lapses in mental health that we should address, it’s an easier task to look backwards after a catastrophe has occurred and
October 2019

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