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Confronting harassment within medicine head on
Dr. McAneny: Why women physicians need to know the business side of health care
UC-Irvine medical student elected to AMA Board of Trustees
The AMA announced today that Sarah Mae Smith has been elected the next student member of the AMA Board of Trustees.
MAG & AMA promoting program to prevent type 2 diabetes
The MAG and the AMA launched a collaborative effort designed to prevent type 2 diabetes by encouraging physicians in Georgia to screen applicable patients for prediabetes.
AMA offers first national estimate of telemedicine use by physicians
The AMA presented the first nationally representative estimates on physicians use of telemedicine, and what functions it serves in their practices.
AMA statement on declining life expectancy
The trend of declining life expectancy in the United States is deeply concerning and demands an all-hands-on-deck approach to reverse course.
Competition levels drop for health insurance markets across 25 states
New AMA study finds half of all states had commercial health insurance markets that were less competitive in 2017 than the previous year.
AMA statement on FDA plan to prevent youth access to flavored tobacco
The AMA applauds FDA’s announcement of its plan to make harmful tobacco products less accessible and less appealing to our nation’s youth.
AMA president outlines efforts to attack dysfunction in health care
Dr. McAneny also issues urgent calls for physician leadership to help reduce gun violence in America, end harassment in medicine
AMA announces new policies as 2018 Interim Meeting ends
CHICAGO—The American Medical Association (AMA) announced new policies on emerging health care issues that were adopted at the conclusion of the semi-annual meeting of the AMA House of Delegates.
Prediabetes campaign: 1 in 3 in U.S. has prediabetes, learn your risk
On World Diabetes Day 2018, the AMA, the CDC and the Ad Council continue the fight against type 2 diabetes.
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