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If a proposed law passes, California teens under 18 will need a fake ID to "fake and bake" themselves to a golden brown.
A pediatric neurosurgeon from Newark, N.J. is the new president of the American Medical Association.
The nation's largest doctors' group has taken action aiming to discourage altered ads that promote unrealistic body images. The American Medical Association is particularly concerned about ads directed at kids.
The nation's largest doctors' group says about one in five payments of medical claims by commercial health insurers is inaccurate, shortchanging physicians.
The American Medical Association has resisted a move by vocal doctors to reverse the group's support for mandatory insurance coverage.
With Medicare's trustees predicting the Medicare program will go bankrupt in 2024 - five years earlier than was projected before the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act - even Americans who strongly supported Obamacare have little choice but to acknowledge that Medicare must be reformed - and soon. While lawmakers continue to argue about the best way to protect this vital program for the seniors it serves and those who it has yet to serve, there is a growing bipartisan consensus that the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) is one provision of the new health law that will do more to undermine the program than save it.
Medicare crises, looming doctor shortages, more patients without health insurance. And that doesn't even count the big changes coming from a revamped health care system.
Very obese older men hoping to live longer may be let down by a new long-term study that found weight-loss surgery didn't increase survival for people like them _ at least during the first seven years.
Landmark research that should have changed the way doctors treat millions of heart patients with clogged arteries has had little effect _ many still don't first try medicines that sometimes eliminate the need for costly, invasive procedures, a study suggests.