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Cancer group's mammogram advice: Start later, get fewer

...Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York.The guidelines were published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.More than 200,000 women in the U.S. each year are diagnosed with breast cancer and about 40,000 die...
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Extreme preemies make survival gains, 20-year study finds

...pediatrics at Emory University's medical school in Atlanta.The study was published in Tuesday's Journal of the American Medical Association.The researchers reviewed hospital records from 1993 through 2012 for nearly 35,000 extremely premature...
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Across the nation, a serious shortage of psychiatrists

...easy for our members to find psychiatrists," he said.Statistics help tell the story. According to the American Medical Association, the total number of physicians in the U.S. increased by 45 percent from 1995 to 2013, while the number...
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Dark days for tanning salon

...May weather.Tanning salons across the country have seen a decline, as reported earlier this year by the American Medical Association in the JAMA Dermatology journal, with only 4.2 percent of U.S. adults still using indoor salons in 2013...
Study: Scant evidence medical marijuana helps many illnesses

...research.The analysis is among several medical marijuana articles published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association. They include a small study suggesting that many brand labels for edible marijuana products list inaccurate...
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Patients' medical records under threat

...patients, clinicians, and health care systems," Liu said.The study appears in Tuesday's Journal of the American Medical Association.A JAMA editorial says there's evidence that the incidents are leading some patients to avoid giving doctors...
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Study: Autism linked to diabetes during pregnancy

...things to know about diabetes in pregnancy, autism and the study, published in Tuesday's Journal of the American Medical Association.THE STUDYThe researchers looked at medical records for more than 322,000 children born at Kaiser Permanente...
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My Turn: 'Death with dignity' cannot be self-inflicted

...avoiding pain and suffering that come from terminal illness. Physician-assisted suicide is wrong. As the American Medical Association notes, "physician-assisted suicide is fundamentally incompatible with the physician's role as healer...
Angoon may reconsider its dry status

...Price is a factor." He pointed to studies that back him up. A paper published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1997, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, concluded that measures limiting...
Beyond boredom

A 2003 study by the American Medical Association found that clinical depression accounts for more than $44 billion in losses annually because of employees with untreated or under-treated...


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