News from association of american physicians and surgeons (aaps) A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jan 13, 2016, 09:03 ET

No One Should Be Compelled to Facilitate Abortion Drugs, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons Tells the Supreme Court.

The Obama Administration has gone far beyond the bounds of a civilized society in attempting to compel the Little Sisters of the Poor and others to...

Dec 15, 2015, 12:18 ET

Electronic Health Record Could Crash Medical System, Warns Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

More than half of physicians are feeling burned out, and onerous, punitive federal mandates on electronic health records (EHRs) are one of the...

Dec 14, 2015, 11:45 ET

AAPS Asks Supreme Court to Review Challenge to Employer Mandate

In an amicus brief filed today, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) asks the U.S Supreme Court to grant a writ of certiorari...

Nov 16, 2015, 13:53 ET

Supreme Court to Decide Whether There Is a Constitutional Right to an Unsafe Abortion, Observes the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

 Abortion supporters might think they have a majority of votes on the U.S. Supreme Court to expand Roe v. Wade to include a constitutional...

Sep 14, 2015, 11:12 ET

"Evidence-Based Medicine" Compared with Prussian "Enlightened Absolutism" in Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

 "Evidence-based medicine" has been elevated to the status of an obligatory "gold standard" of medical care. Physicians who deviate from the...

Sep 10, 2015, 14:42 ET

Victory in Lawsuit to Stop $175 Billion in Government Handouts to Insurance Companies Is Applauded by Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

A stunning victory in a lawsuit brought by the House of Representatives against handouts by the Obama Administration is a welcome dose of relief,...

Sep 04, 2015, 12:49 ET

Death Facilitators Being Sneaked in over Labor Day Weekend, Warns the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS)

 The deadline for comments on a key method for facilitating early death is Tuesday just after Labor Day weekend. Buried in 250 pages of changes...

Sep 02, 2015, 13:03 ET

Patient Privacy Is at Risk in Case before U.S. Supreme Court, the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons Tells the Court

 Patient privacy is under siege, and the latest intrusion is by States that are building massive databases of patient records. About 16 States...

Sep 02, 2015, 11:54 ET

After Half a Century of Medicare, American Medicine Is at a Crossroads, States Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

In celebrating the 50th anniversary of Medicare, its supporters are overlooking or denying the troublesome facts, writes cardiovascular surgeon...

Sep 02, 2015, 11:48 ET

Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Will Not Ease Physician Shortage, States Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

Many state legislatures will be considering the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) already in effect in seven states. The ostensible...

Sep 02, 2015, 11:44 ET

The "Cadillac Tax" Is for You, Too, States Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

The "Cadillac tax" on overly generous health insurance plans seemed fairly reasonable at the time the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or "ObamaCare") was...

Aug 19, 2015, 11:24 ET

$5.7 Million Judgment against Hospital Management Is Allowed to Stand by California Supreme Court, Reports AAPS

A $5.7 million jury verdict for wrongdoing perpetrated on behalf of management at a Southern California hospital remains in effect, now that the...

Aug 13, 2015, 11:47 ET

No Consent? Planned Parenthood Sells Organs Anyway, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

The sixth undercover video of Planned Parenthood activities released by the Center for Medical Progress features Holly O'Donnell, a former...

Aug 04, 2015, 15:40 ET

Senate Approves Federal Funding for Alleged Seller of Baby Organs, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

 Presented with a bill to defund Planned Parenthood by Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA), the U.S. Senate killed the proposal with the automatic...

Jul 15, 2015, 13:13 ET

Alleged Planned Parenthood Marketing of Baby Parts Needs Investigation, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

 An undercover video of a lunch meeting between Planned Parenthood official, Deborah Nucatola, M.D., and a man and a woman posing as buyers for...

Jun 11, 2015, 12:04 ET

AMA Ditches Informed Consent, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

 At its annual meeting, the American Medical Association voted to mobilize its lobbying power to persuade state legislatures to end all...

Jun 11, 2015, 09:32 ET

AMA Seeks to Test Older Physicians, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons

In a vote without debate at its annual meeting, the American Medical Association agreed to develop guidelines to assess the physical and mental...

Jun 02, 2015, 11:16 ET

Did a Hospital Deliberately Place Patients at Risk to Retaliate against a Physician, Asks Article in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

 Hospitals are gaining increasing power to control the practice of medicine, and the independent physician is increasingly disfavored in the...

Jun 02, 2015, 10:59 ET

Mercury Rules Are a Toxic Double Standard, States Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

New U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules aimed at curbing mercury emissions, which mainly affect coal-fired electrical generating...

May 04, 2015, 11:28 ET

AAPS: $5.2 Million Jury Verdict against Hospital Reinstated

Physician Michael Fitzgibbons, M.D., was awarded $5.2 million by a jury in compensation for distress he experienced because a hospital CEO had a...