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Inflammation may link chronic ocular discomfort, mental health disorders

September 13, 2014

LONDON — Inflammatory conditions may be a factor relating chronic ocular discomfort with mental health disorders, according to a speaker here.

 “The relationship between chronic ocular discomfort and psychiatric disorders has been well-documented,” Juan A. Durán, MD, told colleagues at the EuCornea Congress.

Political alignment of US physicians shifted from 1991 to 2012

September 12, 2014
Results from a recent study indicated that since 1991, US physicians have contributed increasing amounts of money to political candidates and have grown more likely to…
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TEDMED: Brain may react similarly for obesity, addiction

September 12, 2014
Do the same changes occur in the brains of compulsive eaters as the changes observed in drug addicts?Nora Volkow, MD, from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, thinks…

Experts call for changes to MOC

September 11, 2014
The controversy surrounding the American Board of Internal Medicine’s Maintenance of Certification program continues, as the American College of Cardiology has…
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Legalization of Marijuana for Non-Medical Use: Health, Policy, Socioeconomic, and Nursing Implications

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services
Online Advanced Release, August 4, 2014
The legalization of marijuana is a controversial issue with implications for health care providers, policy makers, and…
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services August 2014 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include palliative care for terminally ill individuals with schizophrenia, a tabletop simulation, and channeling…
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VIDEO: Roger Kathol, MD, on Accountable Care Organizations

May 9, 2014
Kathol, MD, discusses ACOs and the move to make psychiatrists a part of the provider network.
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