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AMA Press Releases and Statements

Find press releases and statements on issues vital to bettering patient care and helping physicians advance and improve the practice of medicine.

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AHA, ASA, AMA and the Ad Council launch new PSAs encouraging viewers with high blood pressure to work with their doctor on a treatment plan.
Nov 16, 2017
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With many users checking social media every day, the AMA adopted new policy highlighting the negative health impacts of social media usage.
Nov 15, 2017
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AMA adopted new policies during the voting session of the AMA's Interim Meeting aimed at improving the health of the nation.
Nov 15, 2017
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AMA adopted policy aimed to help train future physicians on lifestyle medicine, social determinants of health, and influences of sex, gender on clinical care.
Nov 15, 2017
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The AMA voted to adopt new policies on emerging health care topics during the voting session of its Interim Meeting.
Nov 15, 2017
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AMA adopted new policy furthering its longtime support for anti-tobacco efforts aimed at improving public health.
Nov 15, 2017
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AMA adopted policy aimed at increasing organ donation rates—particularly among minority populations with historically low donation rates.
Nov 15, 2017
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AMA voted to oppose weakening or removing any of the 10 categories of essential health benefits required by the Affordable Care Act.
Nov 14, 2017
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Physicians at the AMA's Interim Meeting adopted new policy to expand the scope of its federal, state advocacy efforts to increase transparency of drug pricing.
Nov 14, 2017
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At its Interim Meeting, the AMA adopted policy that urges better balance between screen time and physical activity.
Nov 14, 2017
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