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AAPS Signs Doctors Protecting Children Declaration

AAPS is honored to stand with colleagues from prominent medical organizations today by signing the Doctors Protecting Children Declaration.  Signers of the extensively-referenced declaration, authored by the American College of Pediatricians, affirm that the best evidence and […]

Repurposed Drugs Needed for COVID-19

Drug repurposing, an old concept of using already approved medications for the treatment of new conditions, emerged as one of most divisive elements of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, writes Jane Orient, M.D, in […]

New Weight Loss Drugs Pose Anesthesia Risk

Patients taking new weight loss/diabetes drugs such as semaglutide (Wegovy™), and their doctors, need to be aware of the significant risk they pose for sedation or anesthesia, writes anesthesiologist Paul Kempen, M.D., in the summer […]

AAPS News June 2024 – Disparity

 Volume 80, no. 6 June 2024 In the 1960 Webster’s New World Dictionary of the American Language, “disparity” is defined as (1) inequality or difference, as in rank, amount, degree, excellence, etc.; (2) unlikeness; incongruity. […]

AAPS News May 2024 – Servitude

Volume 80, no. 5  May 2024 The 13th Amendment to the Constitution reads: “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within […]

Climate Watch: Climate Catastrophes?

A couple of degrees increase in average temperature might not seem like much, but what about an increase in hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, droughts, floods, and other disasters? Climate deaths from such events are the main […]