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AMA on the State of Health Care in Advance of the Presidential State of the Union Address
Date:1/24/2008

vels, as these lifestyle changes will not only lead to healthier lives, but lower health care costs," advised Dr. Davis. "National rates of obesity and diabetes have doubled over the past 25 years, if we can get folks off the sofa and away from the pantry we can reduce these growth rates."

Other key issues the AMA is committed to addressing in the year ahead include helping physicians use promising new technology to improve the quality of patient care, creating new quality measures that help physicians provide high quality care, and eliminating disparities in care.

The AMA's full advocacy agenda can be viewed at

http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/category/18274.html


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