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09/22/2017 12:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Human Trafficking
Santa Rosa Kids' House assembles task force to target human trafficking
Pensacola News Journal, September 20, 2017

Ivanka Trump delivers anti-human trafficking speech at UN
CNN, September 19, 2017

Senate Passes Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act
Polaris Project, September 12, 2017

Natural Disasters and the Increased Risk for Human Trafficking
Polaris Project, September 1, 2017

Mental Health
Talking to Machines About Personal Mental Health Problems
JAMA, September 21, 2017

High, Low Levels of Magnesium Linked to Dementia Risk
Medline Plus, September 20, 2017

Parents Say Schools Don't Help Kids With Mental Health, Chronic Disease
Medline Plus, September 18, 2017

Nutrition
Study shows diet and exercise improve treatment outcomes for obese pediatric cancer patients
EurekAlert, September 21, 2017

Whole food diet may help prevent colon cancer, other chronic conditions
MedicalXpress, September 21, 2017

Mediterranean Style Diets Are Effective In Fighting Acid Reflux; Study Finds
CBS New York, September 20, 2017

The Misuse of Meta-analysis in Nutrition Research
JAMA, September 18, 2017

The Call-In: Conflicting Diet Advice
NPR, September 10, 2017

Opioid Addiction
Opioid Overdose Outbreak — West Virginia, August 2016
CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), September 22, 2017

Opioid ODs Have Cut Into U.S. Life Expectancy: CDC
Medline Plus, September 20, 2017

Attorneys General in 37 States Urge Insurance Industry to Do More to Curb Opioid Epidemic
ProPublica, September 18, 2017

Amid Opioid Crisis, Insurers Restrict Pricey, Less Addictive Painkillers
ProPublica, September 17, 2017

Sleep
When Moms Don't Sleep Well, Neither Do Their Kids
Medline Plus, September 20, 2017

Nerve 'Zap' Treatment Could Be Alternative to CPAP for Sleep Apnea
Medline Plus, September 14, 2017

Corrections

  • Kathy Hill's name should have been in bold type in the August 25, 2017 Amail: Annual Meeting 2017, indicating that she's an FMA Alliance member.
  • The From: field should have been "FMA Alliance" and not "FMA" in the September 6, 2017 email: Hurricane Irma.

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