Study finds 14M smoking-attributable conditions in U.S.; Missoula College receives $8M medical education grant;

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> There are approximately 14 million medical conditions in the U.S. attributable to smoking, according to a study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Study abstract

> Franklin Medical Center in Louisburg, North Carolina will eliminate inpatient services, shifting to outpatient and emergency care, according to WRAL. Article

> Missoula College, a two-year occupation/technical education branch of the University of Montana, received a federal grant of nearly $8 million to increase access to medical education, Insurance News Net reports. Article

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> After much initial backlash to the Affordable Care Act, physicians are beginning to rate the law and some of its components more favorably, according to a new survey from the Medicus Firm physician search consultancy. Article

> Despite a recent movement to increase primary care physicians' ability to identify mental health problems in their patients, many may struggle to get their patients access to psychiatric care, according to a study published online today by Psychiatric Services. Article

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