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The Secret to Cutting Medical Bills? Exercise Regularly

We all know that exercising regularly is good for our bodies and overall health. It turns out that keeping fit is also beneficial for our budgets, according to the American Heart Association. Their new study, recently published in the...Show More Summary

Gender Imbalance In The Art Museum And Gallery Worlds

There must be an all women's organization for every industry on the planet. A quick Google search brought up the following: Business Women's Network (BWN) Alliance for Women in Media, American Medical Women's Association, CommercialShow More Summary

Career Opportunity: New Arizona Equine Podiatry Center Seeks Farrier

Arizona Equine Medical & Surgical Centre seeks an American Farrier's Association certified JOURNEYMAN FARRIER  (or equivalent qualification) for our newly developed Arizona Equine Podiatry Center.    Arizona Equine is an established seven-doctor equine referral center in Gilbert, Arizona. Show More Summary

Cholesterol-lowering statins may interact with other heart medications

A new study has found that cholesterol-lowering statins may interact with other heart medications. New recommendations from the American Heart Association (AHA) outline some of the ways to get around this problem. Statins are one ofShow More Summary

Medical News Today: High blood pressure raises risk of cognitive decline, dementia

A scientific statement from the American Heart Association concludes that high blood pressure can raise the risk of cognitive impairment in later life.

Elderly patients with unstable ankle fractures could avoid surgery

(University of Oxford) Elderly patients with unstable ankle fractures could avoid surgery, according to research by a UK team led by Oxford University.The study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, compared surgery to pin a broken ankle with a new plaster cast technique known as 'close contact casting.'

AMA Unveils MACRA Payment Model Evaluator for Physicians

With physicians facing the most notable changes in Medicare in a generation, the American Medical Association (AMA) has unveiled several online tools to help physicians through pending Medicare payment and delivery changes and to improve their opportunity for success under the new program that will go into effect in 2017. These new tools were designed... Read More

What Twitter behavior accompanies mental health crises?

(Oxford University Press USA) A new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association indicates that there were two specific types of heightened Twitter discussions in 2014 related to mental health: expected increases in response to planned behavioral health events and unexpected increases in response to unanticipated events.

Psychology plays a vital role in tackling diabetes

(American Psychological Association) Individuals and families affected by diabetes must navigate a complex mix of medical, behavioral and social changes in which psychology plays an integral role, according to the flagship journal of the American Psychological Association.

Here's some depressing news for women who are on the pill.

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

A new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association claims that women who take birth control pills are more likely to be treated for depression. Unlike many "studies" you read about online, this one actually had a very large sample size. Show More Summary

Healthcare Leaders Recommend Restructuring Health Care System to Better Serve Needs of U.S. Throughout 21st Century

To keep up with the evolving needs of our nation's health and health care system, a series of papers published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) on Sept. 26 recommends restructuring the U.S. health care system in ways that will support more efficient, targeted health care delivery.

AMA Survey: 5 Physician “Must-Haves” to Adopt Digital Health Tools

Physicians are attracted to digital health tools they believe will improve current practices and impact patient care, according to a new survey released today by the American Medical Association (AMA). While there is broad-based optimism,...Show More Summary

American Thyroid Association's 2016 Van Meter Award Lecture Delivered by Robin P. Peeters, MD, PhD

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) is proud to announce that the 2016 Van Meter Award recipient is Robin P. Peeters, MD, PhD, Professor of Internal Medicine and Head of the Thyroid Laboratory at Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and Director of the Rotterdam Thyroid Center, which he founded in 2011. Show More Summary

Study hints wearable fitness trackers do more harm than good

If you’ve been wearing a fitness tracker for a while and have been disappointed in the results you’ve received, you’re not alone. A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association indicates that fitness trackers could be impeding your ability to meet your weight loss goals. Show More Summary

The Rise and Decline of the Dartmouth Atlas

By KIP SULLIVAN In my first comment  in this series (an open letter to President Obama), I criticized Obama for stating in an article  in the Journal of the American Medical Association that the Affordable Care Act is deflationary. I promised him I would post more essays showing how badly he had been misled by

A Response to President Obama’s Health Care Reform Article

President Obama recently published an article discussing the Affordable Care Act (2010) in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). This publication is monumental for being the first medical article ever to be published in a journal by a president. Show More Summary

Insightful Scientific Presentations Highlighting New Clinical and Basic Research to Be Presented at the 86th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association

A diverse community of physicians, researchers, and healthcare professionals will gather September 21-25, 2016, in Denver, Colorado, to participate in and benefit from the wealth of scientific and medical expertise and educational, networking, and professional development opportunities available during the 86th Annual Meeting of the American Thyroid Association.

Aetna-Humana, Anthem-Cigna Deals Harm Patients In 24 States, AMA Says

The Aetna-Humana and Anthem-Cigna mergers would hurt competition and lead to high prices in 24 states, according to new analyses by the American Medical Association of two controversial health plan deals.

Medical News Today: Heart disease: Could sleep disorders play a role?

The American Heart Association highlight how sleeping too little or too long, along with sleep disorders, may be linked to heart disease risk factors.

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