Data Breaches Raise Risk Of Medical Identity Theft

So far this year, the Los Angeles Times (8/22, Zamosky) reported, “there have been more than 32 health data breaches as a result of...

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Trigeminal Neuralgia Paitents At Risk Of Developing Psychiatric Disorders

Medwire News (8/22, McDermid) reported, “Patients with trigeminal neuralgia (TN) have an increased risk of later developing certain psychiatric disorders,” according to a study...

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Third-Party Claims Administrators May Be Sued Over Mental Health Parity Law

Reuters (8/21, Pierson) reports that the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled unanimously that the New York State Psychiatric Association has standing...

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Taking Care Of A Spouse Who Has Had A Stroke May Hurt Caregiver’s Physical And Mental Health

HealthDay (8/21, Reinberg) reports that taking care of “a spouse who has had a stroke can hurt your mental and physical health,” according to...

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Parents Should Discuss How To Manage Stress, Mental Health Issues With College-Bound Kids

The St. Louis (MO) Post-Dispatch (8/21, Munz) reports that “emotional issues are cited as a leading reason students struggle during college,” and the college...

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Many Vacancies Found For Critical Positions At VA Hospitals

USA Today (8/21, Hoyer) reports that USA Today analysts, using data obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, found “one in six positions —...

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Psoriasis Associated With Increased Risk For Depression

HealthDay (8/21, Haelle) reports, “People with psoriasis may be twice as likely to experience depression as those without the common skin condition, regardless of...

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Professor: Hypnosis May Be A Legitimate Therapeutic Technique

CNN (8/20, Gallman) reports that according to David Spiegel, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University, hypnotherapy is “literally the oldest Western...

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New Video Promotes Help For Lawyers With Substance Abuse Or Mental Health Issues

The San Antonio Business Journal (8/19, Saporito, Subscription Publication) reports that “an initiative by a San Antonio lawyer has led to the production of...

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