The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted policy at its Annual Meeting to ensure that patients with substance use disorders receive evidence-based treatment – whether that ...Read More »
AMA Says CVS-Aetna Merger Should Be Blocked
The American Medical Association (AMA) announced that after conducting an exhaustive analysis on the proposed acquisition of Aetna by CVS Heath, the nation’s largest physician’s ...Read More »
AMA Adopts Ethical Guidance on Medical Tourism
New ethical guidance on medical tourism was adopted this week at the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Annual Meeting to help physicians understand their fundamental responsibilities ...Read More »
Are You And Your Primary Care Doc Ready To Talk About Your DNA?
If you have a genetic mutation that increases your risk for a treatable medical condition, would you want to know? For many people the answer ...Read More »
AMA Salutes Congress for Passing VA Health Care Bill
Senate passage today of legislation reforming VA Choice is a victory for our veterans – continuing our commitment to honor their service and providing them ...Read More »
Trump Proposes Cutting Planned Parenthood Funds. What Does That Mean?
The planned revival of a policy dating to Ronald Reagan’s presidency may finally present a way for President Donald Trump to fulfill his campaign promise ...Read More »
Nurses Urge Senate to Reject VA ‘Mission to Privatize’ Act; Endangers Healthcare for Veterans
National Nurses United today urged Senate members to reject S. 2372, the VA Mission Act which they called a major step towards the privatization of veterans ...Read More »
First, Marijuana. Are Magic Mushrooms Next?
In Oregon and Denver, where marijuana is legal for recreational use, activists are now pushing toward a psychedelic frontier: “magic mushrooms.” Groups in both states ...Read More »
Male OB-GYNs Are Becoming Rare. Is That A Problem?
As she left a 12-hour day on the labor and delivery shift, Dr. Katie Merriam turned off her pager. “I don’t know what I’d do ...Read More »
Proton Centers Are Struggling. Is This A Sign Of A Health Care Bubble?
The Maryland Proton Treatment Center chose “Survivor” as the theme for its grand opening in 2016, invoking the reality-TV show’s tropical sets with its own ...Read More »