Q&A: How new blood testing could help doctors better treat obesity
The co-founder of Health2047 spinoff Phenomix Sciences explores four phenotypes that drive obesity and how they can be addressed.
The bad news—and the good—about obesity and COVID-19
Learn with the AMA how patients’ experiences of the pandemic are giving physicians a fresh opportunity to tackle a longstanding disease.
Council on Science & Public Health
Public health: CSAPH reports
Read reports on this topic for the Council on Science & Public Health (CSAPH) presented during the AMA Interim and Annual Meetings.
Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, on COVID complications from obesity
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing the potential COVID complications from obesity.
Addressing the obesity epidemic: 4 things physicians can do
People with obesity often skip seeking medical attention because they fear being stigmatized. Learn how physicians can help change the obesity narrative.
What doctors wish patients knew about obesity during the pandemic
People with obesity are at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. An obesity medicine physician offers advice to help.
Publications & Newsletters
Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Dec. 21, 2020
In the news: CDC’s ACIP recommendation on COVID-19 vaccine, new SARS-CoV-2 strain may be in U.S., COVID-19 vaccine allergic reactions, 74% of American adults overweight.
Mira Irons, MD, discusses grim COVID-19 trends for pandemic’s third phase
The AMA is leading the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. See daily video updates on how the AMA is fighting COVID-19 by discussing this week’s infection rates and trends, as well as updates on COVID-19 vaccines in phase three trials.
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