Ring in new year with AMA’s 10 tips for your patients’ health
America’s physicians offer these recommendations to share with patients. Following this advice can make a big difference this year.
AMA statement on declining life expectancy
The trend of declining life expectancy in the United States is deeply concerning and demands an all-hands-on-deck approach to reverse course.
Future physicians should seek training to enhance access to rural care
The AMA encourages medical students and residents to seek training opportunities in public and population health to increase access to care in rural areas.
AMA cautions about health risks from wire-bristle grill brushes
As people fire up their grills this Fourth of July, the AMA urges anyone cooking on a grill to use caution when using a wire-bristle grill brush.
Public health improvement
Learn how the Advocacy Resource Center can help improve public health in your state.
About improving health outcomes
Learn why and how the AMA is focusing efforts to help prevent type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
Alarming drop in life expectancy sparks call for study, action
Physicians want to better understand what’s behind the distressing trend and how to reverse it. Through advocacy and prevention initiatives, the AMA aims to help patients live longer, healthier lives.
To boost physical activity in patients, make a game of it
Patients who track their steps and get daily encouragement and feedback take nearly 1,000 more steps a day. All those steps can add up to better health outcomes.
AMA, FDA help America’s physicians combat spread of foodborne illness
On the heels of the recent E.coli outbreak, the AMA and FDA announced new online CME videos to help physicians combat the spread of foodborne illness.