Tag: American Medical Association

Concussions may expose troops to greater PTSD risk

A new study has found soldiers who suffer a concussion or other forms of brain injury are more likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The findings provide concrete evidence for the long-suspected link between traumatic brain injury (TBI) and

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AMA Blasts Medicare Part B Drug Price Plan

Votes to ask CMS to withdraw proposal by Joyce Frieden News Editor, MedPage Today   CHICAGO — A proposal by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to change the way Medicare pays for drugs under the Part B

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Mindfulness-based therapy eases PTSD symptoms of veterans

The results of a recent U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) study show that mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy can be more effective in helping to reduce the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans than other forms of group

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Mindfulness-based therapy eases PTSD symptoms of veterans

The results of a recent U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) study show that mindfulness-based stress reduction therapy can be more effective in helping to reduce the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans than other forms of group

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The attack on workers’ compensation

Over the past decade, workers’ compensation benefits have deteriorated across the country as states initiate cost-cutting measures. A comprehensive new investigation by ProPublica and NPR reveals that these workers’ comp “reforms” have had a brutal effect: injured workers denied the

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