There is an urgent need to recognize the economic benefits of investing in children, because their dramatically scarce numbers threaten the well-being of older Americans and place a strain on the economy.
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.
Physicians with Privia Medical Group are not called upon to be typists or negotiate contracts. Their role is to listen to patients and provide care.
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.