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Jun 22, 2020, 12:34 ET COVID-19 Response Deadlier than the Virus, States the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

The COVID-19 pandemic is having an unprecedented disruptive effect on medicine as well as the economy, writes Jane M. Orient, M.D., in the summer...


Jun 22, 2020, 12:22 ET Preliminary Injunction Sought to Release Hydroxychloroquine to the Public, in the Lawsuit by the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS)

Today the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons files its motion for a preliminary injunction to compel release to the public of...


Jun 17, 2020, 14:18 ET Researchers Overdosing COVID-19 Patients on Hydroxychloroquine, States Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS)

Until President Trump suggested that hydroxychloroquine (HCQ, Plaquenil™) might help COVID-19 patients, it was generally considered a very safe drug, ...


Jun 02, 2020, 14:20 ET Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS) Sues the FDA to End Its Arbitrary Restrictions on Hydroxychloroquine

Today the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS) filed a lawsuit, AAPS v. FDA, against the Food and Drug Administration to end its...


May 28, 2020, 16:47 ET Patients Need to Choose Whether to Take Hydroxychloroquine, States the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS)

TUCSON, Ariz., May 28, 2020 In what appears to be an escalating war against the use of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to protect against COVID-19,...


May 19, 2020, 12:54 ET If President Trump Can Take the Medicine, Why Can't Doctors, Nurses, and Nursing Home Patients, Asks the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS)

President Trump disclosed that he was taking hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) to protect himself against COVID-19—with the approval of his physicians....


May 04, 2020, 10:46 ET Coronavirus Victims Die While Government Hoards Medication, Observes the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons

Governments are hoarding more than 100 million doses of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) while victims of COVID-19 are dying from lack of early treatment,...


Apr 30, 2020, 09:57 ET Bipartisan 'Reopen' Coalition Plan Would Paralyze America, States the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

A bipartisan coalition mostly made up of former government officials is promoting a $46 billion plan to "reopen the economy." In a letter sent to...


Apr 09, 2020, 11:45 ET AMA Prefers Death to Treating without Data, States the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

American Medical Association president Patrice Harris, M.D., told CNN's Wolf Blitzer that she would not prescribe hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin ...


Mar 23, 2020, 08:05 ET Physicians Thank Trump, Say More Freedom Needed to Fight COVID-19

In a letter to President Donald Trump, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) thanked him for taking actions to curb the spread...


Feb 03, 2020, 13:19 ET Censorship on Coronavirus Imperils Public Safety, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has reached 17,489, with 362 deaths, as of the morning of Feb 3, according to the...


Nov 18, 2019, 10:12 ET Trump Administration's Sunshine on Hidden Prices Will Benefit Patients, States the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

Prices of medical care are too often unknown until the patient receives the bill after the fact, so the Association of American Physicians and...


Nov 04, 2019, 09:29 ET Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) Responds to Elizabeth Warren's Challenge

In her $52 trillion Medicare for All proposal, Elizabeth Warren would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, and all state...


Oct 21, 2019, 11:25 ET Physicians Thank President Trump for Freedom Options in Medicare Executive Order, Comment on Other Provisions

In a letter to President Trump, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) thanks him for increasing the options available to...


Oct 04, 2019, 12:48 ET President Trump Gives Patients More Options to Escape Government-Run Medicine, States the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

In stark contrast to Democrats who seek to push all Americans into socialized medicine, an Executive Order signed on October 3 by President Donald...


Jul 10, 2019, 13:52 ET Appellate Judges Ask Pointed Questions about ObamaCare, Reports Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments on July 9 regarding the decision holding all of the Affordable Care Act (ACA or "ObamaCare")...


Jun 19, 2019, 09:14 ET Unique Medical Identifier Dangerous, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

The U.S. House of Representatives just voted to repeal the prohibition on the use of federal funds to create a "unique patient identifier," which...


Jun 13, 2019, 16:10 ET Despised HMO Payment Method Making a Comeback, States Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) created the capitation method of payment, touted in the 1990s as the wave of the future, which would contain...


Jun 12, 2019, 12:12 ET Compulsory Treatment for Doctors Needs Ethical Standards, States Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

Moral injury and risk for suicide may result from physicians' perceptions of coercion in the treatment methods they receive in Physician Health...


May 13, 2019, 15:09 ET "Surprise Billing" Ban Protects Insurers, Not Patients, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

In a letter to President Trump, the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) writes that reports on "surprise billing" make an...


Apr 10, 2019, 13:43 ET Physicians Propose 10 Solutions for Improving Affordability and Quality in American Medicine

The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) has provided reform-minded Congressmen a one-page outline of ways to "increase options,...


Mar 25, 2019, 11:31 ET A Doctor's Journey through Alzheimer Disease Management Recounted in Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

As our population ages, the burden of dementia patients grows inexorably. Since 2003, no new anti-dementia drugs have been approved, and numerous...


Mar 25, 2019, 11:13 ET More Nerve Gas Attacks Likely, According to Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

Recent nerve-gas attacks on civilians suggest the need for better preparedness, writes Steven Hatfill. M.D., in the spring issue of in the Journal of ...


Mar 25, 2019, 11:05 ET AAPS Proposes Freedom for All vs. Medicare for All

Republicans having reneged on their campaign promises to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), while ACA has failed to deliver on its promise of...


Mar 14, 2019, 13:20 ET AMA Trying to Suppress Free Speech, States Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

The American Medical Association (AMA) has sent a letter to social media giants asking them to block parents' access to what they term "vaccine...