Providing Light on the Sunshine Act

Written by Yusef Sayeed, MD, MPH, MEng, CPH, NPA FDA Task Force Member Recently, I was invited to a local medical society meeting. The promotional flyer promised “a nice dinner followed by the speaker (topic outlined in the notice).” It did not mention…

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Webinar Invite: Doctors, Drilling & Disclosure

Politics in the Exam Room: Doctors, Drilling and Disclosure Please join us for this webinar Monday, November 23, 2015 at 8:30 pm EST Register Here Speaker: Ann Alexander, JD Senior Attorney, Midwest Program, National Resources Defense Council Ann Alexa…

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The Raising of America

The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of Our Nation is a documentary that explores the questions: Why are so many children in America faring so poorly? What are the consequences for the nation’s future? How might we, as a nation, do be…

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Reflection on NPA Lobby Day 2015

Written by Bich-May Nguyen, MD, MPH, a family physician practicing in Houston, TX and a 2013 NPA Copello Health Advocacy Fellow It’s not easy lobbying a congressperson whom you know is opposed to what you support. For the National Physicians Alliance l…

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NPA Working Hard for Health Care

NPA members have been busy this Fall calling attention to pressing issues in health care including the FDA drug and medical device approval process; 21st Century Cures Act; gun violence; medical gag laws; opioid addiction; and much more. The press took…

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Politics in the Exam Room

State Laws that Undermine the Practice of Medicine Pose a Significant and Growing Threat, New Report Warns Environmental, Gun Safety, Medical and Women’s Health Leaders Caution that Imposing Politics on Clinical Care Endangers Patients WASHINGTON, D.C….

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Fast Food Meat and Antibiotics

Seventy to eighty percent of all antibiotics sold in the U.S. are used in livestock production — driving antibiotic resistance that threatens our health. This problem problem can be addressed by big meat buyers and their customers demanding better mea…

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