Access to prescription drugs: How the doctor’s role is changing
The landscape for prescription medications continues to evolve. This is what physicians should know about the changes and strategies to improve access.
New BRCA recommendations: What primary care doctors must know
Learn more about the USPSTF’s broadened guidance on women who can benefit from genetic testing for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations.
Proposal would roll back LGBTQ protections. That’s an awful idea.
The AMA is condemning a proposed rule that would permit discrimination against LGBTQ people, women, immigrants, minorities and other patients.
High court should hear case on site skirting gun background checks
The AMA and the Wisconsin Medical Society are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider a case involving a website that facilitates illegal firearms sales.
Mayo Clinic’s cancer telerehab program boosts quality of life
A telerehabilitation program yielded improvements in cancer patients’ pain and function, showing the power of relatively low-tech interventions.
Court listened to AMA on defining alcoholism as a disease, not a crime
See how U.S. Supreme Court justices looked to AMA policy and research to change its views toward alcoholism and other alcohol-related matters.
Measles outbreaks, quarantine and the AMA Code of Medical Ethics
In epidemics, physicians must balance their ethical obligation to patients with their responsibility for public health. The AMA Code of Medical Ethics provides guidance.
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