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British doctors start prescribing books to help treat depression, anxiety and other disorders

Doctors have been prescribing books to help treat patients with depression in hopes that reading will help them find connections. Under a new program that launched in June by Britain’s National Health Service, primary care physicians may recommend specific titles to patients diagnosed with mild to moderate depression, according to…

Health panel cautious on HPV screening vs Pap

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. government-backed medical panel on Wednesday took a cautious view of a new generation ofcervical cancer tests, discouraging women under the age of 30 to screen for human papillomavirus as a way to prevent cancer. In proposing changes to its 2003 guidelines on cervical cancer, theU.S. Preventive Services…

Rural Americans face greater lack of healthcare access: report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Rural Americans are more likely to suffer from chronic health conditions such as diabetes, heart problems and cancer, and face greater difficulty accessing quality healthcare than urban counterparts, according to a report released on Wednesday. The challenges facing healthcare providers for rural areas could be compounded by…

Marky Welby, Medical Rocktor

One of the joys of being an underinsured/sometimes uninsured, but healthy, 25-year-old: every time new insurance asks me for a family doctor or a shot record, I don’t have A and I have no idea how to get B. I’m the asshole who shows up and continually has to ask…

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