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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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Our annual list of the most-read AAMCNews stories of 2022.

  • December 28, 2022
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As “America’s doctor” steps down from his public role, he reflects on the privilege of helping protect and preserve the health of the American people.

  • December 22, 2022
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The AAMC released a statement commenting on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 that would fund the federal government through the end of FY 2023.

  • December 20, 2022
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During COVID-19, doctors have been allowed to provide medications for opioid addiction via telehealth. Now, we need those temporary rules made permanent.

  • December 20, 2022
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How lack of precise data collection masks diversity and health disparities among the Hispanic and/or Latino community.

  • December 15, 2022
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The AAMC released its annual applicant and enrollment data for the 2022-23 academic year.

  • December 13, 2022
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More Black and Hispanic students are attending, new data show. Overall applications returned to pre-pandemic levels after setting records amid COVID-19.

  • December 13, 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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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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