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Child vaccination rates in the U.S. have declined from pre-COVID levels. Experts say vaccine hesitancy could cause resurgence of previously controlled diseases.

  • August 2, 2022
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Amid new pledges to reduce greenhouse gases, hospitals find progress through quiet methods like changing anesthetics, fixing valves, and re-sterilizing devices.

  • July 28, 2022
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A new report highlights the extent of sexual harassment among faculty, as well as promising practices that might prevent and address it.

  • July 26, 2022

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Prescription Drugs
AAMCNews

Pregnant patients are often excluded from clinical trials for fear of causing harm, but experts say the lack of data can be even more harmful.

  • March 22, 2022
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Press Release

The AAMC issued this statement statement on the introduction of the Substance Use Disorder Workforce Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • May 20, 2021
Press Release

AAMC issued the following statement on the Senate introduction of the Opioid Workforce Act of 2021.

  • April 27, 2021
Press Release

Leaders of six major organizations representing hospitals and pharmacists sent a letter to HHS Sec. Becerra urging him to take action on violations of 340B law.

  • April 20, 2021
Insights

A researcher is searching for COVID-19 treatments and sees hope in existing drugs. Here’s why his quest is so personal and what he says must happen next.

  • January 27, 2021
In 2014, David Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc, uncovered a potential treatment for his own deadly disease. Now he's on a mission to find one for COVID-19.
Press Release

AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, issued the following statement on the House passage of H.R.3.

  • December 11, 2019
AAMCNews

Finally, there are new treatments to help people who suffer from debilitating symptoms of migraine headaches.

  • November 1, 2019
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AAMCNews

One of the most effective health care programs, 340B comes at no cost to taxpayers. Learn how the program benefits teaching hospitals, patients, and communities

  • March 3, 2019
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AAMCNews

Policymakers should strengthen the 340B program so that safety-net hospitals, many of them teaching hospitals, can continue to treat to vulnerable patients.

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The 340B Drug Pricing Program is under threat despite bipartisan support from lawmakers. Find out why it is crucial for many patients and programs.

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