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Two decades after a vaccine was withdrawn, scientists are producing medicines to prevent a disease that afflicts nearly half a million people each year.

  • September 22, 2022
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Widespread wastewater testing began during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, public health officials are expanding their efforts to look for other diseases.

  • September 20, 2022
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Journalist and author Linda Villarosa unveils how racism — more than socioeconomic status or personal behavior — drives inequities.

  • September 15, 2022

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

  • April 27, 2021
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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
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The AAMC issued the following statement on President Biden's request for fiscal year 2022 discretionary funding.

  • April 9, 2021
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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.
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AAMC President and CEO David J. Skorton, MD, issued the following statement on the House passage of H.R.3.

  • December 11, 2019
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Finally, there are new treatments to help people who suffer from debilitating symptoms of migraine headaches.

  • November 1, 2019
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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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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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