NPA In the News – 2016

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  • Trump’s Health Secretary Pick Leaves Nation’s Doctors Divided – New York Times (12/2016)
  • ‘Like a slap in the face’: Dissent roils the AMA, the nation’s largest doctor’s group – STAT (12/2016)
  • The Protection Racket: Physicians and gun laws in the United States – by Dr. Bill Jordan, NPA Immediate Past President, in AMSA’s – The New Physician (9/2016)
  • State Department accused of interfering with efforts for affordable medicines, STAT (7/25/2016)
  • HealthNewsReview.org’s Gary Schwitzer on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media, New York Magazine (7/24/2016)
  • CMS and FDA advocate for device identifiers on claims forms, Modern Healthcare (7/14/2016)
  • Congress Shouldn’t Pass the 21st Century Cures Act in a Summer Rush, Health Affairs Blog – with published comments from NPA FDA Task Force members Lisa Plymate, MD, and Elizabeth Wiley, MD, JD, MPH (7/11/2016)
  • Restrictions Don’t Protect Women, Dallas Morning News (7/5/2016)
  • Study shows pharma payments to doctors at area hospitals, Philadelphia Inquirer (6/30/2016)
  • “Opioid painkillers cause chronic pain” stories leave physician reader in agony, Health News Review (6/2/2016)
  • Patient advocates urge action on clinical trials reporting, Stat News (4/14/2016)
  • More than 50 health, religious and labor groups urge Congress to reject TPP trade deal, Washington Post (4/12/2016)
  • Top 5 reasons why Doctors Without Borders and more than 50 other organisations don’t like the TPP, Medium (4/12/2016)
  • What You Don’t Know About Your Doctor Could Hurt You, Consumer Reports (3/29/2016)
  • Confirmed: Doctors who take pharma money twice as likely to prescribe brand-name drugs, Seattle Times (3/17/2016)
  • NPA FDA Task Force Member, Dr. Andrew Kolodny, Joins Senators Markey & Manchin Press Conference: Reform FDA to Address Opioid Crisis (2/22/2016)
  • As Kalamazoo mourns six dead citizens, legislators are making things worse, The Guardian (2/22/2016)
  • Families, researchers look for answers to gun violence, Channel 3000 (2/19/2016)
  • Critics see accountability risk if FDA rule changes take hold, Star Tribune (2/14/2016)
  • Top journal editors resist transparency, HealthNewsReview.org (1/25/2016)
  • Meet the Guy Who Calls Out B.S. Health News For a Living, Men’s Health (1/25/2016)
  • Should Physicians Have a Role in Gun Safety Counseling? Medscape (1/13/2016)
  • State acts on simultaneous surgeries, Boston Globe (1/7/2016)
  • Thousands of lives lost”? Why calls for faster drug approvals need more scrutiny, Health News Review (1/7/2016)
  • Defining antibiotic effectiveness and resistance: how a private party may soon rule judgments over susceptibility testing? BMJ (1/6/2016)

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