Physicians are fighting the opioid crisis through responsible opioid prescribing and grassroots programs tailored to their communities.
Man-made disasters such as mass shootings are especially hard to deal with. To succeed in such situations, physicians require training, the right approach and self-compassion.
Long-term studies of vaping are needed, and e-cigs’ ingredients should be made public, physicians say.
Racial segregation in housing and chronic homelessness are detrimental to health and contribute to disparities.
AMA wants legislation to limit such marketing. Physicians also call for language-appropriate sex ed for students who lack English proficiency.