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Women doctors make less than men: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Female doctor-researchers make an average of $12,000 per year less than their male counterparts, even after their work hours and area of specialty are taken into account, according to a study out Tuesday. Full story

Cecil Wilson, AMA

   The viewpoint of the AMA in support of the health care bill, with Dr. Cecil Wilson, American Medical Association president.

High time to legalize medical pot?

   Nov. 12: The American Medical Association has changed its policy on classifying marijuana as a dangerous drug with no accepted medical use. Is it time to legalize pot? Dr. Nancy Snyderman talks with a panel of experts.

Obama’s plan, the right RX for doctors?

   Sept. 10: Polls show Americans trust their doctors more than President Barack Obama when it comes to health care reform, so what does the American Medical Association want to see in a reform plan and how do doctors feel about a public option? AMA’s Dr. Jeremy Lazarus discusses.

Health Reform in Jeopardy?

   Robert Wah, American Medical Association; Robert Moffit, Heritage Foundation Center for Health Policy Studies; Matt Miller, Center for American Progress; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.

Structure plaguing U.S. health care?

   July 29: Dr. James Rohack, president of the American Medical Association, joins MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan and a panel to discuss the factors weighing down the U.S. health industry.

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