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Confronting harassment within medicine head on
Dr. McAneny: Why women physicians need to know the business side of health care
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.
Future physicians should seek training to enhance access to rural care
The AMA encourages medical students and residents to seek training opportunities in public and population health to increase access to care in rural areas.
New AMA policies adopted on final day of 2018 Interim Meeting
The AMA House of Delegates adopted new policies on the final day of its 2018 Interim Meeting.
AMA policy aimed at preventing medical student and physician suicide
The AMA adopted policy during its Interim Meeting aimed at identifying patterns that could predict and ultimately prevent suicide among physicians-in-training.
AMA adopts policy to bolster firearm background checks
AMA calls on states to strengthen their reporting of mental health records to NICS to help prevent firearm injuries and deaths.
AMA advocates for transparency in food labeling and packaging
The AMA urges the FDA to develop front-of-package warning labels for foods that are high in added sugars based on the established recommended daily value.
AMA expands anti-tobacco policies to further protect youth
The AMA adopted policies encouraging the FDA to prohibit the use of flavoring agents in tobacco products, including electronic nicotine delivery systems.
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