AMA COVID-19 daily video update: Providing hypertension care to patients during the pandemic
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the treatment of patients with hypertension during the pandemic.
6 takeaways doctors should know about the new SMBP policy statement
A joint policy statement from the AMA and American Heart Association reviews the effectiveness of self-measured blood pressure monitoring in diagnosing and managing hypertension.
AMA immediate past president testifies today on COVID-19 inequities
During the hearing, Harris' prepared testimony identified three factors behind the greater risk facing Black communities.
Pandemic shines spotlight on chronic disease prevention priority
The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted in several directions, but one thing is clear: chronic disease prevention must be a priority in health care.
National campaign aims to support heart health among Black women
A new campaign launches to reach Black women and their squads to help them protect their hearts through monitoring and managing blood pressure.
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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds: Week of June 1, 2020
Read AMA Morning Rounds®️’ most popular stories in medicine and public health from the week of June 1, 2020 – June 5, 2020.
AMA, coalition announce campaign to advocate for heart health with Black women
Together, AMA and coalition launch “Release the Pressure” campaign aimed at supporting Black women to monitor, manage their blood pressure.
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