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  • U.S. medical schools boost LGBTQ students, doctor training

    02/20/2020 9:30:47 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Associated Press ^ | February 20, 2020 | Lindsey Tanner
    Aliya Feroe recalls the flustered OB-GYN who referred her to another physician after learning she identified as queer. For Rhi Ledgerwood, who was designated female at birth, identifies as trans and doesn’t have sex with men, it was a doctor advising about condoms and pregnancy prevention. For Tim Keyes, who came out as gay at age 17, it’s when doctors automatically assumed he sleeps with women. Ask any LGBTQ patient about awkward doctor visits and chances are they’ll have a story to tell. When being heterosexual is presumed even in doctors’ offices, those who identify otherwise can feel marginalized and...
  • Grim Findings From the Journal of the American Medical Association

    12/05/2019 7:08:53 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 5, 2019 | Emmett Tyrell
    Washington -- Do you spend much time reading the Journal of the American Medical Association? I must say I do not. Perhaps that is because I exercise regularly, eat nutritious meals, avoid drinking to excess and put in a 40-hour workweek -- well, actually, a bit more than that, but I enjoy my work. At times, my work would more properly be described as recreational. One more thing: I took Pascal's bet a long time ago. What was his bet? Well, if one lives a good life, a life that the Almighty would approve of, why not go all in?...
  • ABC Broadcasts Pop Music From Hell

    11/29/2019 4:18:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 29, 2019 | Brent Bozell and Tim Graham
    ABC aired The American Music Awards on Sunday, Nov. 24, and the big surprise was that none of the featured pop stars launched into a political diatribe about the horrors of the Trump era. The shock factor was reserved for one of the most vicious assaults on God ever projected by Hollywood. One of today's most popular singers among teenagers is Camila Cabello, and she performed her song "Living Proof," which suggests God is found in her lover's raunchy moves. "Like a choir singing 'Hallelujah'/ When my body's crashin' right into ya," she sang. "Ooh, there's God in every move/...
  • Federal Judge Blocs ND Law Informing Women of Abortion Pill Rescue Reversal

    09/21/2019 5:36:37 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 12 replies
    nancyvalko.com ^ | September 21, 2019 | Nancy Valko
    FULL TITLE: Press Release: The National Association of Pro-life Nurses On Federal Judge Blocking North Dakota Law Informing Women of Abortion Pill Rescue Reversal The National Association of Pro-life Nurses (NAPN) joins the American Association of Pro-life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Heartbeat International and the Alliance Defending Freedom in responding to the September 13, 2019 decision by a federal judge granting the American Medical Association’s (AMA) motion for a temporary injunction blocking the new North Dakota law requiring doctors to inform women seeking medical pill abortions about abortion reversal if they change their minds. Already, 8 other states have passed abortion...
  • The Marxist Roots of ‘Medicare for All’

    06/15/2019 8:45:31 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies
    The Association of Mature American Citizens ^ | June 14, 2019 | Trevor Loudon, the Epoch Times
    When Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) announced the launch of H.R.1384, “Medicare for All,” on the Capitol steps on Feb. 27, 2019, it was a major step toward a socialist America. Jayapal was surrounded by more than 100 supporters, many from groups such as National Nurses United, the Center for Popular Democracy, Our Revolution, Coalition of Labor Union Women, and the Labor Campaign for Single Payer. Appropriately, all of the organizations represented are controlled, or at least heavily influenced, by America’s largest Marxist organization, the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), which can quite rightly claim credit for the socialist single-payer movement...
  • AMA uses Study to Push Gun Control, Note Media Role in Mass Shootings

    05/05/2019 1:15:00 PM PDT · by marktwain · 18 replies
    Ammoland ^ | 2 May, 2019 | Dean Weingarten
    The AMA published a study of the effects of “Mass Shootings” on gun sales. The authors found gun sales were about as likely to decrease as to increase after the events. Instead of the traditional FBI definition of a mass murder as killing four or more people in a single incident, not including themselves, the study published by the AMA uses the more wide ranging “Mass Shooting”, which they define as an incident in which 5 or more people are injured or killed. Not surprisingly, this increased the number of incidents substantially. The researchers found 124 incidents from November...
  • Boston Mayor’s Office to Force Doctors to Identify and Document Patients Who Own Guns

    01/11/2019 7:10:11 PM PST · by bitt · 115 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 1/10/2019 | Jim Hoft
    Joseph Stalin’s firearms registration and confiscation was a tremendous success for the Socialist state. Under the Tsar, Russia was one of the most heavily armed societies on earth. That all changed when Stalin and the communists took control. Stalin was able to control, starve, punish and imprison a defenseless people… after he took their guns. (Zinnfigur) This video is a shocking reminder on how Stalin was able to control, starve, punish and imprison a defenseless people. It’s no secret that Democrats are hoping to repeat this history here in the United States. The Boston Mayor’s Office is pushing a new...
  • #ThisIsOurLane: Doctors hit back at pro-gun group NRA

    11/12/2018 4:15:18 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 132 replies
    BBC News ^ | 11/12/2018
    When America's powerful pro-gun group told doctors to mind their own business, the response was swift, furious and viral. "Unless you've had someone's heart stop beating in your hands, you don't get to tell those of us who have what is and is not our 'lane'," trauma surgeon David Morris, 42, told the BBC. The National Rifle Association's tweet on Wednesday sparked anger. It came just hours before a gunman killed 12 people in a California bar. "Someone should tell self-important anti-gun doctors to stay in their lane," the NRA tweeted.
  • TV Ratings: American Music Awards Slip 25 Percent to New Low

    10/10/2018 8:35:59 AM PDT · by EdnaMode · 22 replies
    Variety ^ | October 10, 2018 | Joe Otterson
    The American Music Awards hit a new all-time low in the Nielsen ratings on Tuesday night. ABC aired only the AMAs on Tuesday, with the three hour show drawing a 1.8 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.5 million viewers. That is down 25% in the key demo and approximately 29% in total viewers compared to the 2017 broadcast, which drew a 2.4 rating and 9.2 million viewers. The show also moved from Sunday in November for the first time in more than a decade this year. More to come…
  • Once Its Greatest Foes, Doctors Are Embracing Single-Payer

    08/09/2018 1:12:57 AM PDT · by qaz123 · 44 replies
    Kaiser Health News ^ | 07Aug18 | Shefali Luthra
    When the American Medical Association — one of the nation’s most powerful health care groups — met in Chicago this June, its medical student caucus seized an opportunity for change. Though they had tried for years to advance a resolution calling on the organization to drop its decades-long opposition to single-payer health care, this was the first time it got a full hearing. The debate grew heated — older physicians warned their pay would decrease, calling younger advocates naďve to single-payer’s consequences. But this time, by the meeting’s end, the AMA’s older members had agreed to at least study the...
  • Once its greatest foes, doctors are embracing single payer (AMA Socialized medicine)

    08/08/2018 12:47:50 PM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 88 replies
    Kaiser Health News ^ | 8/7/2018 | Shefali Luthra
    https://khn.org/news/once-its-greatest-foes-doctors-are-embracing-single-payer/ By Shefali Luthra 08/07/2018 When the American Medical Association — one of the nation’s most powerful health care groups — met in Chicago this June, its medical student caucus seized an opportunity for change. Though they had tried for years to advance a resolution calling on the organization to drop its decades-long opposition to single-payer health care, this was the first time it got a full hearing. The debate grew heated — older physicians warned their pay would decrease, calling younger advocates naďve to single-payer’s consequences. But this time, by the meeting’s end, the AMA’s older members had agreed...
  • Do Statistics Matter To You?

    07/27/2018 9:44:48 AM PDT · by LurkedLongEnough · 19 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | July 27, 2018 | Blog by The Coach's Team
    Do Statistics Matter To You? Doctors (A) The number of physicians in the U.S. is 700,000. (B) Accidental deaths caused by Physicians per year are 120,000. (C) Accidental deaths per physician is 0.171 Statistics courtesy of U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Now think about this: Guns (A) The number of gun owners in the U.S. is 80,000,000+. (Yes, that's 80 million) (B) The number of accidental gun deaths per year, all age groups, is 1,500. (C) The number of accidental deaths per gun owner is .0000188 Statistics courtesy of FBI >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> So, statistically, doctors are approximately 9,000 times...
  • SF’s appalling street life repels residents — now it’s driven away a convention

    07/02/2018 3:02:19 PM PDT · by qwerty1234 · 53 replies
    In a move that is alarming San Francisco’s biggest industry, a major medical association is pulling its annual convention out of the city — saying its members no longer feel safe. “It’s the first time that we have had an out-and-out cancellation over the issue, and this is a group that has been coming here every three or four years since the 1980s,” said Joe D’Alessandro, president and CEO of S.F. Travel, the city’s convention bureau.
  • American Medical Association endorses gun control

    06/13/2018 5:44:08 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 45 replies
    Axios ^ | 6/13/18 | Sam Baker.
    The American Medical Association has formally — and overwhelmingly — endorsed a slate of gun control measures, calling gun violence a public health crisis. Why it matters: The AMA isn’t as powerful as it once was. But in the uphill climb to frame gun violence as a public health issue, having the AMA on board certainly can’t hurt.
  • AMA Pushes 'Unprecedented' Gun Control Agenda As Congress Dithers

    05/31/2018 1:36:49 PM PDT · by DFG · 32 replies
    Forbes ^ | 05/27/2018 | Bruce Japsen
    Physician members of the American Medical Association are pushing the nation’s largest doctor group to back an “unprecedented” number of measures designed to curb gun violence and coax Congress into action. Early next month, the AMA’s policy-making House of Delegates will consider nearly a dozen proposals on gun control and public safety measures in the wake of 28 school shootings this year alone including last week's at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana. Action at the AMA meeting, which runs June 9-13 in Chicago, will put the group’s considerable lobbying clout behind legislation heading into November’s mid-term elections when gun...
  • 'No medically valid reason' to ban trans troops, American Medical Association says

    04/05/2018 2:09:06 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 116 replies
    NBC "News" ^ | April 5, 2018 | by Ariel Jao
    “There is no medically valid reason — including a diagnosis of gender dysphoria — to exclude transgender individuals from military service," American Medical Association CEO Dr. James Madara wrote in a letter addressed to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis. The letter, sent Tuesday on behalf of "physician and medical student members" of the AMA, the nation's largest association of physicians, comes less than two weeks after the Trump administration released an order banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under "limited circumstances." "The accession or retention of individuals with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria — those...
  • Why Is Common Sense So Controversial?

    04/26/2017 5:55:38 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 10 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-26-17 | MOTUS
    How much obesity has to be created in a single decade for people to realize that diet has to be responsible for it? - Dr. Robert Atkins, the much maligned early advocate of the low carb diets. There may be other things more important but I’m more interested in junk science this week; I blame Earth Day, Climate Change and Trump. In any event I thought you might like to know about this article related to your health and diet: Vegans Suck at Science. Here’s Proof. It debunks several decades long myths about meat such as “Meat Eating Leads to...
  • Gigi Hadid apologizes in a handwritten note for mocking Melania Trump; guess who’s not buying it?

    11/22/2016 4:03:11 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 51 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 11/22/2016 | Nicole Haas
    Supermodel Gigi Hadid appears to be having some regrets. But, the American people are not buying it. It was only about 5 minutes into the American Music Awards show Sunday night when the celebs couldn’t hold in their Trump disdain one minute longer. In an effort to mock the president-elect and the soon to be first lady, show host Hadid did an unflattering impression of Melania Trump. Trump supporters and normal people everywhere who just wanted one night free from polarized politicking were quick on social media to condemn the poorly scripted bit. After a slew of backlash poured in,...
  • Awards show? The AMAs were a political hit job on President-elect Trump

    11/21/2016 2:13:53 PM PST · by Dave346 · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 21, 2016 | Todd Starnes
    The music industry suffered a melt down on national television during the American Music Awards -- launching into unhinged, profane tirades directed at President-elect Donald Trump and his wife, Melania. Do not be fooled, folks. This was not an awards show. It was a political hit job on the president-elect. ABC censors bleeped out Chrissy Teigen's reference to "this f**ked up, f**king election." Green Day embarrassed themselves with new lyrics to "Bang Bang." "No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA," lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong screamed to a crowd of adoring anti-Trump minions. Co-hosts Gigi Hadid and Jay Pharoah set...
  • TV Ratings Sunday: American Music Awards stumble to all-time low

    11/21/2016 8:36:52 AM PST · by EdnaMode · 39 replies
    TV By The Numbers ^ | November 21, 2016 | Rick Porter
    The American Music Awards took a pretty big ratings hit Sunday, falling considerably from the show’s 2015 rating and hitting an all-time low in adults 18-49. ABC’s broadcast of the AMAs drew a 2.4 rating in adults 18-49, down 31 percent from last year’s 3.5. It’s the lowest 18-49 rating on record for the awards, whose previous low point was a 3.4 in 2012.