How Kaiser Permanente manages at burning edge of climate change
One doctor’s harrowing story sheds light on the personal and professional impact of increasingly common and severe weather events—and the health system coordination needed to survive them.
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Health care 2020: Here’s where Congress and the states are headed
The AMA’s senior VP of advocacy offers expert insight on what physicians should expect, and advises doctors looking to make a mark with policymakers.
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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Jan. 13, 2020
In the news: 2,900 deaths this flu season, climate change could increase deaths, FDA approving drugs faster, BP rises faster in women, 1 in 7 adults are sedentary.
Doctors demand presidential action on climate change
The AMA and 23 other organizations tell President Trump there is no single step that can do more for the health of Americans than meeting the Paris Climate Agreement obligations.
Why physicians see climate change as a health emergency
Two physicians who are leading thinkers on the health impact of climate change say there is a critical window of time to address the environmental crisis.
AMA adopts new policies at 2019 Annual Meeting
The American Medical Association’s House of Delegates voted this week at its 2019 Annual Meeting to adopt new policies.
Fight climate change and save money—go green at your practice
Most medical practices can save thousands a year, says one expert. A new guide explains short- and long-term eco-friendly moves to explore.
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