The AMA House of Delegates also encourages healthier options in hospitals, food banks, SNAP, and tackles wording that contributes to obesity stigma.
Forceful efforts to fight insurance mergers, the opioid epidemic, prediabetes and hypertension are among the highlights in the AMA’s 2016 Annual Report.
Leading organizations in diabetes prevention call for continued funding of the CDC’s effective, low-cost program to block onset of the disease.
The City of Brotherly Love says it can tax the distribution of products that harm public health. The AMA and other health organizations support the tax.
Members of a care team that implemented its own lifestyle-change program share their insights, including where to find helpful resources.