What doctors wish patients knew about cutting down on screen time
Too much time with smartphones or TVs can do harm. Two physicians share tips on how to cut screen time before it turns toxic.
Gerald Harmon, MD, says don't socially distance from your doctor
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with AMA President Gerald Harmon, MD, about patients returning to care.
What doctors wish patients knew about summer skin safety
Too much sun exposure can have damaging effects on skin, but following proper precautions can help. Two physicians offer tips to stay safe in the summer sun.
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Dr. Mike on using social media to combat medical misinformation
AMA's Moving Medicine series features physician voices and achievements. Learn more in this discussion with Mikhail Varshavski, DO (Doctor Mike), on using social media to combat medical misinformation.
Top 10 stories from the June 2021 AMA Special Meeting
With more Americans getting vaccinated daily, AMA delegates gathered virtually to shape a post-pandemic future that’s stronger and more equitable.
Don’t sever public assistance that helps sustain health
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families must be protected and extended, especially amid pandemic-related job losses.
Social media networks must crack down on medical misinformation
Information on Facebook and other social media sites lacks the vetting that news organizations employ. Delegates address these shortcomings.
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