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Medical students are learning to protect patients from firearm injuries. Lessons include suicide risks, gun locks, and handling hard conversations with respect.

  • December 6, 2022
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As more states legalize recreational cannabis, scientists still know little about its risks and benefits. That’s largely due to federal research restrictions.

  • December 1, 2022
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Black patients wait a year longer for an organ transplant than White patients — and that’s just one transplant inequity. An expert offers a way forward.

  • November 29, 2022

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Debunking medical lies can be too late to change minds. Prebunking strategy teaches disinformation tactics so people can recognize and resist false messages.

  • December 8, 2022
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The AAMC named Jonathan Jaffery, MD, MS, MMM, FACP, as its next chief health care officer.

  • October 31, 2022
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The AAMC announced Danielle Turnipseed, JD, MHSA, MPP, as its next chief public policy officer.

  • October 3, 2022
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Are “abortion pills” safe? Are they effective? How are they different from emergency contraception?

  • August 4, 2022
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Researchers increasingly find their work misunderstood and misused, as iteration in scientific discovery clashes with public access and interpretation.

  • July 14, 2022
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This AAMC report examines economic impact of institutions in their communities.

  • June 29, 2022
AAMCNews

Medical science faces a credibility crisis that threatens its ability to protect health. Scientists need to grasp the forces sowing suspicion about their work.

  • May 4, 2022
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As the hyper contagious BA.2 variant spreads across the country, experts say we are entering a new phase of the pandemic. Here’s what you need to know.

  • April 28, 2022
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As states move to restrict certain treatments for transgender youth, experts explain the many types of care, the need for them, and their impact.

  • April 12, 2022
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Too often, disability is thought of like a light bulb: on or off. In reality, most disabilities fall somewhere along a spectrum from mild to severe.

  • February 10, 2022
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