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AMA, Other Leading Medical Organizations Urge Insurance for Non-Pharma/Integrative Pain Care

John Weeks | Posted 12.17.2016 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

The nation's crisis in pain treatment and need to reduce opioid dependence has lifted a powerful chorus of voices to change insurance practices. The A...

Open Letter to Barack Obama on Your $1.1 Billion Opioid Initiative: The Imperative for Integrative Medicine

John Weeks | Posted 02.05.2017 | Healthy Living
John Weeks

Act affirmatively. Change the nation's therapeutic order in pain care. What a fine legacy -- for people in pain and for health care in the United States.

Depressed or Demoralized?

Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W. | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Friedman, L.M.S.W.

A full professional workup can help to differentiate demoralization from a major depressive disorder. Troubling moods can arise from a variety of contexts. They may indicate a major mental disorder, but could also represent reactions to life circumstances.

Dear Mr. President: A Letter From America's Dementia Patients

John Zeisel, Ph.D. | Posted 10.28.2011 | Healthy Living
John Zeisel, Ph.D.

The new national policy initiative for early diagnosis will do nothing for the millions of Americans with dementia and those who love them -- unless we can give them a life worth living.