The intersection of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, ethnicity and class can determine patients’ health and well-being, experts say.
Delegates also take actions to address the rising incidence of myopia, lead poisoning and ocular burns from liquid laundry packets.
The AMA House of Delegates also encourages healthier options in hospitals, food banks, SNAP, and tackles wording that contributes to obesity stigma.
Delegates also support new advice on prenatal vitamin supplementation.
Legal synthetic drugs such as Spice are quickly emerging and difficult to track. The AMA wants new strategies and education on these new drugs of abuse.