Alarming rise in U.S. maternal mortality signals need for change
Maternal mortality rates remain high across all racial and ethnic groups. More must be done to push positive change on the issue.
AMA advocacy to improve maternal health
The AMA is committed to tackling the issues surrounding maternal mortality and morbidity. Learn more about ongoing efforts on improving maternal health.
Improving health outcomes: Hypertension publications
View a collection of AMA publications that highlight the importance of accurate blood pressure (BP) measurement and effective treatment of hypertension.
Why inclusion should be part of every conversation in health care, with John Paul Sánchez, MD, MPH
In this episode of the Moving Medicine podcast, listen to a discussion on why inclusion should be part of every conversation in health care and one physician's journey.
SCOTUS affirmative action ruling “undermines the health of our nation”
Supreme Court ruling restricts schools from considering race and ethnicity among the multiple factors in admissions policies.
Younger and sicker: Trends presage “tsunami” of heart problems
Data on 13,000 young adults shows rising prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors. Learn why it amounts to a “smoldering public health crisis.”
Rise to Health Coalition drives health equity efforts with common vision
A new collaboration in health care—the Rise to Health Coalition—offers health systems our best chance yet to achieve equitable, inclusive patient care.
Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of May 15, 2023
In the news: Fatal falls among seniors, genetic mutation delays Alzheimer’s, widespread depression in U.S., maternal RSV vaccine and more.