Top 10 stories from the November 2020 AMA Special Meeting
Amid a tragic tide of COVID-19 cases, physicians from across the U.S. gathered virtually to improve public health during the pandemic and beyond.
Dietary supplements market: Tighter rules, better counseling a must
About 75,000 new dietary supplements introduced since federal law enacted to govern these products. The AMA says major regulatory updates are needed.
November 2020 AMA Special Meeting is underway—4 issues to watch
Track the big issues that physicians, residents and medical students will consider at their virtual meeting Nov. 13–17.
6 lifestyle changes doctors wish patients would make
Wash hands, watch distance and wear a mask to protect against SARS-CoV-2—of course. But physicians advise these other key changes to protect health.
Help patients understand Nutrition Facts labels to eat smarter
Serving size? Percent daily value? Education from AMA, FDA helps physicians explain this and other sometimes confusing elements to patients.
AMA, FDA launch CME on newly updated nutrition facts label
The course offers easy and practical strategies to help patients use the newly updated label to make healthy food choices
How to prioritize chronic disease prevention with Latinx patients
The Latinx population is disproportionately affected by chronic diseases compared with other ethnic, racial and socioeconomic groups. Here’s how doctors can help.
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