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HIPAA gets tougher on physicians

The Department of Health and Human Services issued a final omnibus rule to strengthen the patient privacy protections established by […]

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By R Kennedy | News . Professionalism
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Increased Doctor Workloads Can Compromise Patient Safety

A survey published in JAMA Internal Medicine, revealed that 40 percent of doctors believe that the number of patients that […]

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Chronic pain medicines should come with behavioral pacts

A great deal of research suggests that physicians are not good at predicting who will misuse pain medication. AMA MedNews […]

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By R Kennedy | Addiction . Chronic Pain . News . Pain
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FDA Offers Draft Guidance on Abuse-deterrent Opioids

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a draft guidance document to assist industry in developing new formulations of […]

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By R Kennedy | Addiction . Drugs . News . Opioids
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Text messaging to enhancing adherence in schizophrenia

A study in Psychiatric Research demonstrated that an SMS-based intervention seems feasible and acceptable for enhancing medication adherence in patients […]

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By R Kennedy | Adherence . News . Schizophrenia
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Telecommuting Increases Work Hours

A new study from The University of Texas at Austin reveals for most employees who work remotely, telecommuting increases work […]

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By R Kennedy | News . Technology
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Why People Perform Better After Receiving a Compliment

Japanese scientists have found scientific proof that people doing specific tasks appear to perform better when another person compliments them. […]

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By R Kennedy | Job satisfaction . Neuroscience . News
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The MAOA Gene Predicts Happiness in Women

Research published in Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry demonstrates the association between happiness and monoamine oxidase A (MAOA) genotype. […]

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By R Kennedy | Biomarker . Genetics . Happiness . News . Women
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