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AMA in the News: January 2020
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for January 2020.
Patient Support & Advocacy
Physicians will keep fighting on these 6 key issues in 2020
Health care policy debates must include the trusted voices of doctors advocating for their patients, says AMA President Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA.
Vaping: Move to ban some flavors only 1st step in addiction fight
Juul and similar companies can continue to sell menthol-flavored cartridges while open-system flavored e-liquids will remain easy to access. Learn about what should happen next.
AMA statement on administration action on e-cigarettes
New policy to address youth e-cigarette epidemic by limiting flavors in some vaping products is a step in the right direction, but does not go far enough
New decade, new you: Encourage patients to follow these 10 health tips
Help patients kick the 2020s off to a roaring, healthy start with this timely advice from the AMA.
AMA’s 10 health recommendations for successful New Year’s resolutions
AMA offering 10 recommendations to help Americans make the most impactful, long-lasting improvements to their health in 2020 and beyond.
Action needed now to prevent a new generation of nicotine addiction
Teens and young adults are most attracted to e-cig flavors, and are at higher risk of seeing addiction’s impact on their ability to learn, concentrate or control their impulses.
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