Leading medical groups urge Trump to share Covid data with Biden to ‘save countless lives’


In other transition news, Biden and Harris will meet with diplomatic, intelligence and defense experts, and the president-elect fills key positions.

Source: Leading medical groups urge Trump to share Covid data with Biden to ‘save countless lives’

Some smokers credit e-cigarettes with saving their lives – does that matter? : The Conversation


Concerns about e-cigarettes are growing, with the AMA calling for a ban. With the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 21, it’s worth asking: What do smokers think?

Source: Some smokers credit e-cigarettes with saving their lives – does that matter? : The Conversation

American Medical Association: ObamaCare repeal violates ‘do no harm’ rule | TheHill


One of the nation’s largest healthcare lobbying groups Monday announced its opposition to the Senate’s ObamaCare repeal plan, warning that it could hurt the “most vulnerable citizens.”

The American Medical Association (AMA) wrote a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) warning against cuts to Medicaid and changes to ObamaCare’s subsidies and regulations.

“Medicine has long operated under the precept of Primum non nocere, or ‘first, do no harm.’ The draft legislation violates that standard on many levels,” AMA Executive Vice President and CEO James Madara wrote in the letter.

 

Source: American Medical Association: ObamaCare repeal violates ‘do no harm’ rule | TheHill