6 things doctors wish patients knew about better nutrition
Even with anti-obesity medications such as Wegovy or Ozempic, following proper eating patterns can help reduce risk for obesity, type 2 diabetes and more.
Help Move Medicine
Medicine doesn’t stand still, and neither do we. AMA members don’t just keep up with medicine—they shape its future.
What doctors wish patients knew about prostate cancer
When found early, prostate cancer is a curable disease. But each man’s risk of prostate cancer can vary. A physician shares what to keep in mind.
What doctors wish patients knew about Medicare physician payment
Medicare physician payment is not keeping up with inflation. This has repercussions for patients’ access to care. Learn more with the AMA.
What doctors wish patients knew about the deadly risk of stroke
During a stroke, every second counts. That is why it is important to know and recognize symptoms early. Two physicians share more.
Patients can take these steps to lower their high blood pressure
Hypertension can be a silent killer. Learn what doctors wish patients knew about which changes to make to lower BP and why they matter.
What doctors wish patients knew about iron deficiency
One in three women under 50 is iron deficient. Learn more with the AMA on why that matters for your health and how to address it.
What doctors wish patients knew about which cold medicines work
Do cold medicines even work? What about other remedies? It depends. Two physicians clarify which cold medicines work and how to find relief.
What doctors wish patients knew about Medicare annual wellness visits
Medicare annual wellness visits prioritize prevention. But don’t mistake them for annual physicals. Two physicians set out to clear up confusion.