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Lori Weiss, 65, a retired teacher, is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. She is enrolled in a drug clinical trial and is hopeful about recent progress in disease research.
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While there is no cure, researchers say a newly approved drug, advanced testing, and increasing knowledge about the disease may improve patients’ lives.

  • January 24, 2023
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Some people have never contracted the disease despite heavy exposure. Scientists are studying whether genetic mutations shield them from infection or illness.

  • January 19, 2023
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The U.S. Supreme Court could erase years of progress in improving the diversity of the medical student population.

  • January 17, 2023

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The voting members of the AAMC and the AAHC have approved a merger of their two organizations as of April 1, 2022. The AAHC will become part of the AAMC.

  • January 20, 2022
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On January 13, the AAMC released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions on federal vaccine requirements from OSHA and CMS.

  • January 13, 2022
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On December 29, the AAMC released a statement applauding the CMS announcement that it is reinstating COVID-19 vaccine mandates at covered health care locations.

  • December 29, 2021
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On December 20, the AAMC released a statement on the crucial health care provisions included in Build Back Better and urged the Senate to act without delay.

  • December 20, 2021
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On December 15, the AAMC reiterated the importance of maintaining COVID-19 vaccination mandates for health care personnel in hospital and patient care settings.

  • December 15, 2021
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The AAMC released its annual applicant and enrollment data for the 2021-22 academic year.

  • December 8, 2021
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On December 7, the AAMC commended congressional leaders for drafting legislation that would address upcoming Medicare cuts to hospitals and providers.

  • December 7, 2021
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On December 2, the AAMC issued a statement on the release of a continuing resolution (CR) that would fund the federal government through Feb. 18, 2022.

  • December 2, 2021
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On November 19, the AAMC released a statement applauding the House for advancing the Build Back Better Act.

  • November 19, 2021
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The AAMC and over 60 orgs and experts support the requirement that workers at companies with 100+ workers receive the COVID-19 vaccine or be tested.

  • November 18, 2021