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Webinar Aug. 27 — 8 pm Eastern
On the Front Lines: The Role of Healthcare Professionals in Addressing Sex Trafficking
— Dr. Holly Atkinson. Register here!
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AMWA's Linda Brodsky Memorial Journal
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AMWA's Chief Diversity Officer Dr. Neelum Aggarwal
to kick off the Rush Global Health Seminar Series in Chicago

Sept. 15 from 4 - 5 p.m.
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Register Now! AMWA Interim Meeting, Sept. 27-28, 2014
The AMWA Interim Meeting will take place Sept. 27-28, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Diversity and Inclusion Section's Cultural Cookbook to Commemorate Centennial Meeting: Submissions by Thursday Oct. 30
We need your help in reaching our goal of 100 recipes! We will accept recipes and other cultural-related, nutritional information. Click here for more information.
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AMWA Centennial Meeting — April 23-26, 2015
Celebrate 100 years in Chicago, Illinois, with AMWA!
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Announcing AMWA's New Fellowship Program
Recognizing distinguished members of AMWA who have accomplished outstanding achievements in science, medicine or academia. Apply Now
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PHYSICIAN & WOMEN'S HEALTH NEWS

Call for Applications: NPA Copello Health Advocacy Fellowship
2013 Copello Health Advocacy Fellowship — National Physicians Alliance
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Dr. Rachel Remen — Stories about Finding Meaning in Your Work
Free Teleconference on Sept. 3
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Healing Health Care Disparities Through Education
Harvard Medical School — Oct. 17-18

Suggested by the AMWA Diversity and Inclusion Section. A great potential to improve health disparities. Click here for conference information.
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Study: Primary care physicians are key resource for abused women
Science World Report
Rural women who are victims of intimate partner violence have extremely limited resources to seek help.
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HHS issues 2 new contraceptive coverage rules under ACA
MSNBC
The Obama administration has issued a new set of rules to provide contraceptive access to women whose employers object to their insurance plans covering birth control.
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Study: Adopting simplified EHR alerts greatly reduces UTIs
iHealthBeat
Electronic health record alerts can help to reduce the number of urinary tract infections among hospitalized patients, according to a University of Pennsylvania study.
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Blood sugar measured by laser may do away with pin pricks
Medical News Today
Researchers are working on a way to use laser technology to measure blood glucose noninvasively.
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The sky is falling: 5 challenges of hydrocodone rescheduling
By Jason Poquette
The DEA publicly declared that beginning Oct. 6, all hydrocodone combination products will move from Schedule III to Schedule II controlled substances.
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Small practices score big gain in reduced admissions
MedPage Today
Smaller primary care practices — those with fewer than 10 physicians — had fewer preventable hospital admissions among their Medicare beneficiaries than larger practices.
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