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Health apps often miss real medical emergencies

4 hours agoTechnology : Tech Talk

“The state of health apps is even worse than we thought," American Medical Association chief executive says

Opposition to Assisted Suicide Dies Out

Most Americans, including 4 in 10 evangelicals, want doctors to help terminally ill patients end their lives. The American Medical Association has described physician-assisted suicide as a serious risk to society and “fundamentally incompatible...Show More Summary

Chicago's Cold December Game Plan

3 days agoIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

In June 2016, "Chicago" had a problem. A small renegade group of doctors had uncovered some dirty secrets about the Chicago-based American Medical Association's (AMA) subordinate organizations, the Philadelphia-based American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and its Chicago-based mothership, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Show More Summary

Tom Price's membership in the medical fringe

We should have known Donald Trump's pick to head the Department of Health and Human Services would have total quack ties. Rep. Tom Price, an orthopedic surgeon, is apparently a respected member of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. Show More Summary

The Trump Effect Continues

The American Medical Association, which played a key role in inflicting Obamacare on the nation, has turned around and endorsed Obamacare’s strongest opponent, Tom Price, for HHS Secretary.

American Medical Association Backs Pro-Life Rep. Tom Price for HHS Secretary

The American Medical Association and the pro-life movement have sometimes been at odds with each other. But when it comes to the nomination of pro-life physican and Congressman Tom Price to be the Secretary of Health and Human Services they are on the same side. In a column today, Dr. Patrice Harris, the board chair […]

Researcher suggests kratom may have medical benefit as opioid alternative

(American Osteopathic Association) Anecdotal evidence and current scientific research indicate kratom may have a medical benefit as an alternative to opioids. This special report, to publish in the JAOA, highlights how a DEA ban on kratom...Show More Summary

Incoming Regenstrief Institute president Embi named chair-elect of AMIA board of directors

(Indiana University) Peter J. Embi, M.D., M.S., who joins the Regenstrief Institute as president and CEO on Dec. 15, has been selected as chair-elect of the board of directors of the American Medical Informatics Association, the largest international professional biomedical and health informatics association.

Period Stigmas, the Tampon Tax and Social Justice

Period Stigmas, the Tampon Tax and Social Justice Cosmopolitan magazine continues its coverage of the menstrual equity movement: In the last year alone, the American Medical Association weighed in against tampon taxes. Jessica Williams railed against them on The Daily Show. And Chinese swimmer Fu Yuanhui made a … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Winners of the 2016 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards

(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Consequential stories on important issues in medical research are among the winners of the 2016 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Awards, including a Swedish documentary that raised disturbing...Show More Summary

AMA: Trump's Obamacare Replacement Shouldn't Cause Patients To Lose Coverage

The American Medical Association any changes to the Affordable Care Act "should not cause individuals currently covered to become uninsured."

No AMA, Assisted Suicide Neutrality is Not an Option. Doctors Should Not Kill Patients

Last weekend, the American Medical Association (AMA) debated assisted suicide at their Orlando conference. The Orlando Sentinel published a guest column by Dr Frederick White, who is chair of the International ethics committee with the Willis Knighton Health System in Shreveport LA. Dr Frederick White White argues that neutrality on assisted suicide is not an […]

New peripheral artery disease guidelines emphasize medical therapy and structured exercise

(American Heart Association) Patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) should be on a program of guideline-directed medical therapy (including antiplatelet drugs that thin blood and statins to lower cholesterol) and should participate in a structured exercise program. Show More Summary

Augmenix Announces New Category 1 CPT® Code from the American Medical Association for Periprostatic Implantation of Biodegradable Material

PRESS RELEASE: Augmenix Inc., (, a medical technology company that develops, manufactures, and sells proprietary biodegradable hydrogels that separate and protect organs at risk during radiotherapy, announced today that with...

A Conduit to Success: Pipeline Programs and Leveling Social Barriers for Black Physicians

By Andre Bryan, M.D., M.B.A. A recent publication by the Association of American Medical Colleges reports that only 4 percent of physicians in the U.S. are black, and that there were fewer black men enrolled in medical school in 2014 than in 1978. This striking and disheartening shortage holds serious consequences for all of society. Show More Summary

Teirstein vs. Nora

last monthIndustries / Medical : Dr. Wes

Lois Margaret Nora, MD, JD of the American Board of Medical Specialties vs. Paul Teirstein, MD of the National Board of Medical Specialties debate at the California Medical Association meeting 16 October 2016: Nora was given  20 minutes...Show More Summary

America's fattest state is...

Mississippi has been ranked number one in the nation for the fattest state. WalletHub conducted a study with data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Journal of the American Medical Association to come up with America's fattest states. Show More Summary

Brain scans can help predict whether depression patients will respond to medication

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Depression is a major problem in the U.S., and the Anxiety and Depression Association of America estimate that around 15 million Americans are living with the condition. Finding the most effective antidepressant for patients can be difficult and time consuming. But in a new study, researchers at...

The Secret to Cutting Medical Bills? Exercise Regularly

We all know that exercising regularly is good for our bodies and overall health. It turns out that keeping fit is also beneficial for our budgets, according to the American Heart Association. Their new study, recently published in the...Show More Summary

Gender Imbalance In The Art Museum And Gallery Worlds

There must be an all women's organization for every industry on the planet. A quick Google search brought up the following: Business Women's Network (BWN) Alliance for Women in Media, American Medical Women's Association, CommercialShow More Summary

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