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Delete child victims’ names from police records, lawmakers say

The names of children who are victims of serious crimes should be deleted from criminal justice records before those records are released to the...

VIDEO: Study released by AMA shows marijuana does not decrease pulmonary...

A study released today by the Journal of the American Medical Association found that people who smoke marijuana once a week or so do not suffer from reduced pulmonary function and may actually see improvements in their pulmonary function.

American Medical Association members vote to endorse individual mandate

The American Medical Association’s delegates held their annual meeting over the weekend, at which the most contested issue under discussion was the individual mandate to purchase health insurance or pay a fee, and whether the AMA should continue, as it has since 2006, to officially support such a mandate. The mandate is a crucial component of the Affordable Care Act passed by the Democratic Congress last year.

Dem leaders look to ‘win the docs’

With the nation’s insurers having dropped their support for the health reforms moving through Congress, Senate Democrats are taking daring steps to rally the backing of another powerful medical lobby: doctors.

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