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AMA president on the ACA: Americans must have ‘affordable, meaningful coverage’

Policy experts gathered in a virtual town hall Thursday to weigh in on what they saw as pivotal healthcare issues in the upcoming election. American Medical Association President Dr. Susan Bailey said that the AMA has been in support of the Affordable Care Act for many years. As a nonpartisan organization, she said, the AMA… Read More »

Most Americans probably won’t be able to get a Covid-19 vaccine until mid-2021, CDC director says

“Those who are vaccine hesitant have had their hesitancy enhanced by a variety of things that are happening right now, particularly the unfortunate mix of science and politics,” Collins said at an event hosted by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. A recent poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation found that more than… Read More »

Do Lung Cancer Guidelines Undercount Black Americans?

Despite findings that Black Americans are more likely to die of lung cancer than white Americans, current screening guidelines fail to properly count this population, according to new findings published in the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer’s Journal of Thoracic Oncology. Black people have different patterns of smoking and lung cancer. They… Read More »

CDC Urges All Americans to Wear Face Masks

SATURDAY, April 4, 2020 — The White House announced new guidance on Friday that urges all Americans to wear face coverings in public to curb the spread of COVID-19. As President Donald Trump told the American public about the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation during a coronavirus task force briefing, he noted… Read More »