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The American Medical Association officially recognised racism as a public-health threat, saying it creates and entrenches health inequality

The American Medical Association has officially defined racism as a public health threat. “Racism negatively impacts and exacerbates health inequities among historically marginalised communities,” Willarda Edwards, an AMA board member, said in a statement Monday. The AMA said it would enact new policies to address the injustice and work to […]
The American Medical Association officially recognised racism as a public-health threat, saying it creates and entrenches health inequality
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American Medical Association slams Trump’s claim that doctors are making money from listing COVID-19 as cause of death, as cases continue to climb

The American Medical Association hit back on Friday after President Donald Trump suggested doctors are inflating COVID-19 death counts for money, as cases continue to climb across the country. During a rally in Michigan, the president erroneously claimed doctors are improperly citing COVID as a cause of death in some […]
American Medical Association slams Trump’s claim that doctors are making money from listing COVID-19 as cause of death, as cases continue to climb
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America’s doctors warn Google, Twitter, and Facebook: Anti-vaxxers are weaponizing tech platforms, prompting outbreaks that can ‘debilitate and kill’

The American Medical Association (AMA) is worried that anti-vaxxers are weaponizing the world’s biggest social media platforms, including Facebook, Google, and Twitter. Parents often use these platforms to spread misinformation about vaccine dangers that aren’t real. Doctors say the content is having a dangerous impact on the number of vaccinated […]
America’s doctors warn Google, Twitter, and Facebook: Anti-vaxxers are weaponizing tech platforms, prompting outbreaks that can ‘debilitate and kill’