The Parkland, Fla., school shooting is the latest tragic reminder of the steps needed to reduce firearms' deadly toll. That includes clearing the way for federally funded research of the problem.
Bill includes funds for Community Health Centers, National Health Service Corps and Teaching Health Center GME, but cuts Prevention and Public Health Fund.
Proposed physician payment cuts in federal spending package before Congress threaten to undermine Medicare improvement efforts already underway.
When state medical societies such as the Idaho Medical Association do their advocacy work, they enter with numbers detailing how physicians boost the local economy.
Medicine’s positive economic impact can ripple far past the practice door. It can be felt by nearby businesses and support for community development.
A recent episode of the new podcast, “AMA Doc Talk,” explores the critical role of effective communication in helping patients manage their chronic conditions.