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AMWA's 99th Anniversary Meeting
Ritz Carlton, Washington, D.C. — Register Now
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AMWA looking for Regional Governors
AMWA is looking for Regional Governors to help increase AMWA Branch Development.
Deadline extended to March 10 — APPLY NOW.

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AMWA members encouraged to participate in the First Lady's Let's Move Initiative
To demonstrate the national scope of all the great work happening around the country, the First Lady encouraged people of all ages to show her how they move through eating more fruits and vegetables, getting physically active, or making healthy changes like planting a community garden.
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AMWA's help needed to push SGR repeal across finish line
Support the bill that prevents a 24 percent across-the-board cut to physician payments.
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A new partnership between AMWA and Canopy Apps!
Canopy Apps is the winner of multiple awards from the National Institutes of Health. Its mission is to enable healthcare providers to easily deliver quality care to patients who do not speak English.
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MWIA / AMWA Session at the 58th CSW
“Role of Women Physicians in Advancing MDG 4 and 5 Globally”
To Commemorate the 58th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)
March 11 2014, 12:30-2 p.m. — New York City

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Dr. Linda Brodsky Memorial Fund and Lecture
Dr. Stephanie Pincus will be delivering the Dr. Linda Brodsky Memorial Lecture at AMWA’s Annual Meeting. A memorial fund has also been set up in Dr. Brodsky’s name.
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Missed the Teleseminar with Dr. Linda Hawes Clever?
Four Steps to Renewing Your Energy, Health and Life
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Study: Medical research still lags on women
The Boston Globe
Glaring gaps persist in medical researchers’ efforts to understand gender differences in common diseases, two decades after the passage of pivotal legislation mandating that more women be included in government-funded clinical trials, according to a report.
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SWHR urges Congress to examine why there aren't more women and minorities in medical research
The Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR)
The SWHR calls on the House Energy and Commerce Committee to hold a hearing that examines the progress made by the NIH and the FDA on including more women and minorities in medical research.
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Double mastectomy halves death risk for women
OncologyNurseAdvisor
Women with BRCA-related breast cancer who have a double mastectomy are nearly 50 percent less likely to die of breast cancer within 20 years of diagnosis compared with women who have a single mastectomy, according to a new study.
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Rule-making process has begun for Stage 3 of meaningful use
By Pamela Lewis Dolan
Despite Stage 3 of the meaningful use incentive program being delayed until 2017, rule-making for the program is under way.
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Stethoscopes may spread bacteria
HealthDay News
Researchers have found that the diaphragm of a stethoscope can become filthy with antibiotic-resistant bacteria such as potentially deadly MRSA.
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Telemedicine shows satisfaction and safety, but obstacles remain
Pharmacy Practice News
The level of detail afforded by telemedicine is a far cry from grainy black-and-white security camera footage, thanks to advances in video conferencing technology and data streaming capabilities.
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