Restoring trust in vaccines
For physician scientist and father of an adult daughter with autism, Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, there’s no backing down as he sets his sights on putting vaccine misinformation in the past.
Fighting stigma, building a career treating substance-use disorders
Learn how AMA member Alena Balasanova, MD, is helping to fill the gaps in addiction psychiatry and medication-assisted treatment in Nebraska.
Black patients less likely to get treatment for opioid-use disorder
Financial barriers widen racial inequities in access to medication-assisted treatment for opioid-use disorder, creating a large disparity in prescriptions.
The opioid epidemic and emerging public health policy priorities
Adm. Brett P. Giroir, MD, of the Department of Health and Human Services, explores this national problem, along with potential solutions.
9 questions your patients may have about the flu vaccine
When recommending influenza vaccination to your patients, you should be ready to answer these common questions. Find out more from the AMA.
AMA urges flu vaccine everyone older than six months, pregnant women
Majority of pregnant women currently not vaccinated against flu and whooping cough.
90% who need substance-use disorder treatment don’t get it
But we can change that by removing the barriers to evidence-based medical treatment for this chronic medical condition.
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