When mass shootings get big media play, firearm purchases often rise
Study renews focus on role played by news organizations. The findings also show that some major mass shootings are followed by declining sales.
Physicians united to push firearm background checks bill
Legislation reflecting AMA policy on background checks for firearm purchases is likely to pass the U.S. House, but may face a tough test in the Senate.
AMA brings physician, patient perspectives to HIMSS conference
AMA takes message to HIMSS that health IT must be evidence-based, validated, actionable and strengthen the patient-doctor relationship.
5 ways the midterms shook up the U.S. health care agenda for 2019
Prescription-drug pricing, gun violence and ACA-stabilization efforts are among the issues that could see new life next year.
Navy veteran: The AMA stands up for LGBTQ people in the military
Fight to make service open to all continues. A physician leader and combat veteran highlights AMA’s advocacy for vets and LGBTQ people in the military.
Confronting harassment within medicine head on
The AMA House of Delegates took unanimous action on the issue, reaffirming the Association’s age-old commitment to equity, fairness and respect.
Highlights from the 2018 AMA Interim Meeting
Catch up with the news from the AMA House of Delegates’ meeting in National Harbor, Maryland.
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