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COVID-19: AMA's recent and ongoing advocacy efforts
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2020 Opioid Task Force Progress Report
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The AMA helps physicians build a better future for medicine, advocating in the courts and on the Hill to remove obstacles to patient care and confront today’s greatest health crises.
Allowing punitive damages in N.J. medical liability case unwarranted
In a power morcellator case, AMA Litigation Center tells New Jersey high court that allowing punitive damages would set bad precedent.
Time to revamp CDC’s problematic 2016 opioid Rx guideline
The CDC should remove arbitrary thresholds, restore balance and support comprehensive, compassionate care as it revises the guideline later this year.
What lies behind the pandemic’s inequitable impact on Black men
Black men’s life expectancy has fallen by three full years since 2019. A new culprit has been fingered: “syndemics.” Learn more with the AMA.
What every U.S. employer can do to help end the overdose epidemic
The nation saw a record-high tally of drug-overdose deaths during the pandemic. Employers play a vital role in prevention. Learn more with the AMA.
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