Doctors make progress on opioids, call on policymakers to do more
Opioid prescriptions fell by 33% over five years, says 2019 AMA Opioid Task Force report. Next step: Eliminate barriers to evidence-based treatment.
AMA Opioid Task Force recommendations offer roadmap to policymakers
The AMA Opioid Task Force recommendations call on policymakers to eliminate barriers to treatment and to take additional steps to end the opioid epidemic.
AMA urges participation in Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Doctors are urging their patients to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day by taking unused and expired medicine to drop-off sites.
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 offers 10 health recommendations for New Year's resolutions
With the new year quickly approaching, the AMA is offering 10 recommendations to help make impactful, long-lasting improvements to their health in 2019.
5 reasons to read the surgeon general’s opioid epidemic report
The AMA calls on the nation’s physicians to read this timely new report from the U.S. surgeon general. Find out what you will learn from America’s top doctor.
5 tips for safely storing opioids at home
When it comes to safe medication storage, patients should secure prescription drugs as they would jewelry or cash.
AMA to push for evidence-based treatment in opioid fight
AMA adopted policy to ensure those with substance use disorders receive evidence-based treatment – whether in clinics, hospitals, correctional settings, etc.
AMA urges participation in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day
The AMA urges anyone who has unused, unwanted, and expired prescription medications to drop them off at one of the thousands of drop-off sites on April 28.