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Gun law reform requires redefining ‘violent’ individuals

Gun law reform requires redefining ‘violent’ individuals
October 23, 2016

SAN ANTONIO — Current gun laws do not accurately target individuals at greatest risk for gun violence, according to a presentation here at the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress.

Mental illness is not equivalent to danger, according to Jeffrey Swanson, PhD, of Duke University School of Medicine, who delivered the presentation, and that belief can be stigmatizing to individuals with mental illness. It also distracts attention from the main issue, which is easy access to firearms by individuals at risk for violence.

School-aged children show signs of ADHD in early morning despite treatment

October 23, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — Despite receiving stable doses of stimulant medications, children and adolescents with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder displayed
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Medical, recreational marijuana in pediatrics: What PCPs need to know

October 23, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — While studies indicate medical marijuana may help relieve symptoms associated with a variety of conditions, there is essentially no formal research…

Merck facilities recognized by the ASM as ‘Milestones in Microbiology’ sites

October 23, 2016
The American Society for Microbiology recognized Merck Research Laboratories facilities in Rahway, NJ and West Point, Pa. as “Milestones in Microbiology”…

Cedars-Sinai names deputy director of integrated oncology

October 23, 2016
Robert A. Figlin, MD, has been named deputy director of the integrated oncology service line at Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai. Figlin…
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Cataract360TM - Fundamentals, Techniques, & Technology: Volume 1, Number 3

This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbott Medical Optics, Alcon Research, Ltd., and Bausch + Lomb.

Successful cataract surgery is a multifactorial process that relies on numerous interconnected assessment, planning…
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Radiologic and Clinical Features of Misdiagnosed Idiopathic Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head

Online Advanced Release, October 18, 2016
Idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head (ONFH) can be correctly diagnosed in accordance with the established…
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Discoveries from ACC 2016: Angina

Discoveries from ACC 2016: Angina

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VIDEO: Price talks marketing tools for O&P businesses

October 21, 2016
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