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The American Medical Association (AMA), founded in 1847 and incorporated in 1897, is the largest association of physicians—both MDs and DOs—and medical students in the United States.


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Medical groups urge Trump to share info with Biden

The heads of the American Hospital Association, the American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association are urging the president to share "all critical information related to COVID-19".. - Published

Covid-19 coronavirus: Medical leaders urge Trump to aid Biden team

covid-19 coronavirus: medical leaders urge trump to aid biden team
Leaders of the American Hospital Association, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association say the Trump Administration must share critical Covid-19 information with President-elect Joe..
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We need doctors more than ever. But independent medical practices can't afford to stay open during COVID-19 pandemic.

Smaller physician practices are struggling to stay open as COVID-19 continues to strain the American healthcare system, an AMA survey found. - Published

US doctors group calls for transparency in COVID-19 vaccine development

us doctors group calls for transparency in covid-19 vaccine development
Shares The rapid pace of COVID-19 vaccine development and scant information about the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) vaccine review process are leading to concerns, the American Medical..
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Doctors call for urgent coronavirus audit of every aged care home in Australia

The AMA said the COVID-19 pandemic had exposed the "deficiencies" of Australia's aged care system, resulting in "unnecessary suffering" and preventable deaths.
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Many Americans may not comprehend COVID-19 information as agencies fail to meet health literacy guidelines, study says

The CDC, the AMA and the NIH all recommend that medical information for the public should be written at no higher than an eighth-grade reading level. - Published

AMA commends CVS decision on tobacco products

Doctors John LaPook and Holly Phillips join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the week's top medical news including CVS decision to ban the sale of tobacco products in its stores.
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AMA updates progress of vaccine trials in US

In a speech, delivered via livestream, the president of the American Medical Association laid out the progress being made in developing a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States. (Aug. 7) - Published

AMA president: Baseball's Covid-19 outbreak is a sign we still have hard work to do

Resuming our pre-pandemic lifestyle without concern for COVID-19 transmission will continue to yield more infections, hospitalizations and deaths. - Published

AMA is urging Australian governments to agree on national face mask guidelines

The Australian Medical Association has urged federal and state governments to agree on national consistent guidelines on wearing face masks.
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Confirmed coronavirus cases are rising in 40 of 50 states

confirmed coronavirus cases are rising in 40 of 50 states
11 minutes ago FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Four U.S. states — Arizona, California, Florida and Texas — reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the infection curve rose..
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AMA president: 7 ways to keep peace of mind amid coronavirus fears and worries

Feelings of fear, worry and anxiety are normal. Here are practical tips from a psychiatrist for restoring what disruption threatens to take away. - Published

Major legal and medical groups voice support for abortion access

Non-partisan groups, like the American Medical Association, voiced their opposition to Louisiana's abortion law.
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AMA calls for total ban on all vaping, e-cigarette products

The medical group cited a surge in teen use of e-cigarettes, which typically contain nicotine, as well as lung illnesses
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Influential U.S. doctors group calls for ban on vaping products

The American Medical Association (AMA) on Tuesday called for a total ban on all e-cigarette and vaping products that are not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as smoking cessation..
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LDS Church urges Utah not to bar "conversion therapy" for LGBTQ minors

The church's stand is opposed by LGBTQ rights advocates, and the American Psychiatry Association and AMA, among others, also want the therapy banned
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U.S. doctors group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise

The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop vaping of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung illnesses and at least five deaths related to the..
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'Party to a crime': AMA says NSW abortion clause is a threat to doctors

AMA NSW says introducing an amendment to the Reproductive Health Care Reform Bill banning sex-selection abortions could make doctors "party to a crime".
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American Medical Association sues North Dakota, takes rare stance in Trump-era abortion debate

The American Medical Association has filed a lawsuit to block North Dakota rules that would require physicians to give patients false information. - Published

AMA sues North Dakota over abortion laws

The AMA is suing the state of North Dakota for what they consider to be medical practices that directly "contradict reality and science"
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I left the AMA over Obamacare. But my colleagues rejected Medicare for All so I'm back.

The Affordable Care Act is better now without the individual mandate. And I'm thrilled the American Medical Association has rejected Medicare for All. - Published

Gujarat: Medical services hit due to strike

90% of private hospitals, clinics remained closed for non-emergency medical services, informs AMA president
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