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AMA adopts policies to prevent tobacco use, increase organ donation

November 17, 2017

During its interim meeting, the AMA voted to advance its anti-tobacco efforts and to increase nationwide organ donation rates, calling for the development of public education programs to improve these public health issues.

While not announced as part of the interim meeting, the AMA also released a new public service awareness campaign with the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association to encourage better control of hypertension.

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Coordinated care significantly lowers primary care practice spending

November 16, 2017
Monitoring patients outside of primary care visits, ensuring patients complete referrals to specialists and scheduling timely follow-up appointments — collectively…
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Gottlieb sees ‘watershed opportunity’ to shape future of FDA’s regulatory process

November 16, 2017
WASHINGTON — When diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma at…
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AMA approves policies on social media use, screen time

November 15, 2017
Noting the negative impact on health from excessive use of social media and electronic devices, AMA encouraged primary care physicians and schools to be more proactive…
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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Annual Meeting

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VIDEO: For physicians, ‘the customer service experience starts at Google’

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