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Doctors urge Congress to preserve the 340B Drug Pricing Program

Doctors urge Congress to preserve the 340B Drug Pricing Program
February 11, 2016

Thousands of physicians from American safety-net hospitals signed a letter sent to Congress highlighting the importance of the 340B Drug Pricing Program.

The letter asks Congress not to consider suggestions from drug industry lobbyists to restrict the impact of the drug program, which makes treatments available to low-income, uninsured and underinsured patients at extreme discounts.

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Negative symptoms, anxiety common in youth with higher genetic risk for schizophrenia

February 11, 2016
Schizophrenia polygenic risk scores indicated broad negative symptoms but not isolated psychotic symptoms, according to recent findings. “Genetic advances now…
In the Journals

Dementia incidence decreases over time among Framingham Heart Study participants

February 10, 2016
Incidence of dementia significantly decreased over time among participants in the Framingham Heart Study, according to recent findings. “As the average life…
In the Journals

Review examines euthanasia, assisted suicide practices among patients with psychiatric disorders

February 10, 2016
Recent findings indicated the majority of individuals who received euthanasia or assisted suicide had chronic, severe conditions, personality disorders, and were…
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What's New in Treating Inpatients With Personality Disorders?: Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Old-Fashioned, Good Communication

Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, January 2016, Volume 54 Issue 1
Psychiatric unit inpatients often have serious mental illnesses with comorbid personality disorders. Mental illnesses…
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First-Episode Psychosis: November 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Psychiatric Annals

Psychosis occurs first in young people and then can progress into a chronic lifelong disorder. Although some patients…
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VIDEO: Improved recognition, detection of bipolar disorder needed in adolescents

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