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AMA in the News: December 2019
Read media highlights mentioning the American Medical Association for December 2019.
This doctor advocates for pregnant patients with opioid-use disorder
Maternal and fetal medicine fellow Tani Malhotra, MD, knows the fear felt by mothers with opioid-use disorder. She’s working to make better policy to address it.
5 big medical court cases that made a difference this year
Learn how the AMA has fought this year to preserve the patient-physician relationship, keep government out of the exam room, and maintain liability reforms.
With bold actions, physicians earn public’s trust: AMA president
Doctors can use the public’s faith in them to fiercely advocate for the greater good, Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, says in the AMA House of Delegates’ opening session.
Advocating for the health and safety of all immigrants
The AMA believes every individual, regardless of immigration status, deserves timely, accessible, quality health care.
AMA urges flu vaccine everyone older than six months, pregnant women
Majority of pregnant women currently not vaccinated against flu and whooping cough.
Ban on standard D&E abortion procedure is unsafe, unwarranted
A physician-backed amicus brief details why reinstating a Kentucky mandate designed to end a safe and effective abortion procedure is a bad idea.
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