American Medical Association
The American Medical Association has just moved its main headquarters, with encouragement from Mayor Rahm Emanuel. But, the physicians’ group has only moved a matter of blocks, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
The AMA’s move means 90 million Americans who are considered obese now are classified as having a medical condition that requires treatment. It also puts more pressure on insurance companies to cover the costs of treatment for obesity.
About 100 young mothers and their supporters picketed the American Medical Association offices in Chicago on Monday, over what they say is the high rate of C-section births in America.
The American Medical Association at its annual meeting in Chicago Tuesday took aim at ads that promote unrealistic body images.
Would a $2 bottle of fattening soda have Americans drinking less and slimming down? As CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports, some doctors think a big fat soda tax is the answer.
The nation’s doctors remain divided over a key plank of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.
A new study says spending too much time in front of your TV could result in a greater chance of some serious health problems.
The upcoming cuts in Medicare physician payments will be catastrophic for seniors, the president of the nation’s largest doctors’ group says.