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Medical News Today: Weight loss: 'Telling someone to improve their diet doesn't work'

Doctors often advise people who are overweight to lose weight by improving their dietary habits or becoming more physically active. However, the results of a new study suggest that such generic advice does not empower people to succeed in their weight loss efforts. Doctors should give patients specific weight loss advice and demonstrate empathy, say… Read More »

American Medical Association urges more time for detailed feedback on ONC, CMS information blocking rules

The American Medical Association is urging ONC National Coordinator Donald Rucker and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma to extend the comment period for 30 days for the recently laid-out proposed federal rules regarding interoperability and information blocking to allow stakeholders to submit the most comprehensive and detailed feedback possible for the… Read More »