AMA urges court to overturn medical cannabis ballot initiative
Following the constitutional amendment map is always important, but especially here with public health at stake, physicians face new liability.
Overreach on anti-kickback rule stymies medical innovation
AMA urged federal appeals court to reverse a podiatrist’s conviction saying the precedent prohibits innocent business practices and harms patients.
Preventive health: 4 ways social media could be a game-changer
The pandemic has amplified how quickly information is spread. Learn with the AMA how social media can be used to improve preventive health.
Marijuana policy should be guided by evidence, not the ballot
Mississippi referendum to legalize “medical” cannabis is opposed by doctors and state board of health who say new drugs should be OK’d by the FDA, not voters.
Equity centered in revised list of essential public health services
Revised 10 Essential Public Health Services list is built around equity and emphasizes need for cross-sector community partnerships for optimum health for all.
Release of the revised Essential Public Health Services Framework
The 10 Essential Public Health Services (EPHS) framework was developed in 1994 and has been updated in 2020 for today's communities. Learn more.
America’s health care crisis is much deeper than COVID-19
The coronavirus pandemic didn’t create the problems in our health system, it revealed them in a way that can no longer be ignored.
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