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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…
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AMA adopts new strategy for genetic tests, therapeutics

November 15, 2017
AMA recently voted to advance the development of a comprehensive strategy that allows more consistent coverage of genomic and genetic tests and…
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Healthy food options, vaccine awareness, top latest policy updates from AMA

June 15, 2017
Delegates at this week’s AMA annual meeting in Chicago adopted new policies intended to increase access to healthier food, continue support of…
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AMA advocates for safeguarding health insurance, 911 services, immigration reform

June 15, 2017
On the last day of voting at its 2017 annual meeting, the AMA approved new policies safeguarding insurance across state lines, protecting funding for…
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AMA adopts new policy to lower sugar-sweetened beverage intake

June 15, 2017
AMA delegates approved a new policy during their annual meeting intended to reduce the amount of sugar Americans receive from beverages, according to…
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AMA calls for more transparent prescription costs

June 15, 2017
In response to the recent spike of many prescription drug prices, the AMA adopted several policies to provide patients with more information about…
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AMA approves policy to offer training for obesity prevention, management

June 14, 2017
During its annual meeting, the AMA adopted a new policy to ensure that medical students and physicians are appropriately trained to prevent, diagnose…
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AMA revisits issue of physician burnout

June 14, 2017
On the final day of its annual meeting, AMA delegates adopted a new policy designed to improve medical student and physician access to mental health…
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AMA takes action to address physician shortage

June 14, 2017
AMA delegates at the annual meeting underway in Chicago adopted a policy to ensure there is sufficient funding for medical residency positions…
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Options for veterans’ care, opposition to Medicaid caps headline active day at AMA

June 14, 2017
On the second day of its annual meeting, AMA voted to adopt new policies that provide more choices for veterans’ care, ensures timely access to…
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