Month: July 2013

FDA Proposes to Limit Arsenic Levels in Apple Juice [WTF!?]

I’d link to the article but it’s boring and I think I’m starting to pass out from my Arsenic Juice Box! Basically, the FDA proposed to put a limit on the amount of inorganic arsenic found in apple juice, using

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Obesity vs. Addiction Or An Addiction????: Interview w/ Dr. Nora Volkow

In June 2013, the American Medical Association (AMA) declared obesity a disease, a move championed by many clinicians and derided by others. Debate aside, the announcement reinforced that the understanding and appreciation of obesity is evolving, and that in this era

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Strong Clinical Marker for Adolescent Suicide Attempts Identified

JAMA Psychiatry. Published online July 17, 2013. Psychotic symptoms in adolescents, particularly in individuals with existing psychopathology, appear to be an accurate clinical marker for suicide attempts, new research shows. In a longitudinal, population-based study, investigators at the Royal College

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Prescription Painkiller Overdoses: A GROWING EPIDEMIC, ESPECIALLY AMONG WOMEN

July 2013 Prescription Painkiller Overdoses A growing epidemic, especially among women On this Page Introduction Problem What Can Be Done Science Behind this Issue Related Links Social Media Read Associated MMWR 48,000 Nearly 48,000 women died of prescription painkiller* overdoses

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