Health News

Recent Articles

May 03, 2018

The U.S. spent more than $3.3 trillion on health care in 2016. A new AMA report breaks down where the money goes and how the nation’s medical bills were paid.

May 03, 2018

Address these four barriers to help minority patients with hypertension lower their blood pressure, says cardiologist and AMA member Keith C. Ferdinand, MD.

Apr 20, 2018

Though at higher risk of intimate partner violence, women and girls living here illegally could be reluctant to seek care because of health care reporting mandates.

Apr 20, 2018

Physicians want to better understand what’s behind the distressing trend and how to reverse it. Through advocacy and prevention initiatives, the AMA aims to help patients live longer, healthier lives.

Apr 10, 2018

Dr. Adams urges people close to those at risk of opioid overdose to obtain the lifesaving antidote. The AMA has fought for, and helped shape, naloxone-access laws in all 50 states.