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AMA statement on COVID-19 vaccine allocation recommendations
We strongly support ACIP’s evidence-based interim recommendation adopted today for phase 1a of the COVID-19 vaccine allocation process.
AMA welcomes burden relief finalized in Medicare payment rule
AMA urges Congress to prevent or postpone shocking Medicare offsets.
AOA and AMA stand against misrepresentation of osteopathic physicians
Joint statement combats distortion by media, celebrities and companies.
AMA statement on ongoing attacks on physicians treating COVID patients
The suggestion that doctors are overcounting COVID-19 patients or lying to line their pockets is a malicious, outrageous, and completely misguided charge.
AMA statement on Justice Department settlement with Purdue Pharma
Any settlement should be used exclusively for data collection, research, education, overdose prevention, stigma elimination, and evidence-based treatment.
AMA statement on Surgeon General’s call to action on hypertension
The American Medical Association (AMA) welcomes the Surgeon General’s new call to action today to prioritize hypertension control in the U.S.
AMA statement on framework for equitable COVID-19 vaccine allocation
The principles outlined in the framework released today are grounded in science and align with the fundamental values of medicine.
AMA, AHA, ANA mark coronavirus deaths in U.S. as toll tops 200,000
Physicians, hospitals and nurses mark the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the nation.
New research shows increase in Americans with uncontrolled high blood pressure
AMA and AHA reaffirm shared commitment to equip physicians and all Americans, particularly communities of color, with resources to lower blood pressure rates.
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