LATEST CSA NEWS

ASA urges New Hampshire Supreme Court to uphold Medical Board’s decision to stop confusing patients

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) yesterday urged the New Hampshire Supreme Court to uphold the New Hampshire Medical Board’s decision that health care professionals using the term “anesthesiologist” must be licensed physicians and meet all the requirements to practice medicine in the state, according to an amicus curiae brief filed on behalf of ASA and the American Medical Association (AMA).

Why it’s time for more black men in medicine

This must be addressed with a concerted effort to recruit, admit, and train more black doctors – breaking down the barriers that directly or indirectly prevent black students from pursuing a medical degree, and thereby strengthening the ability of our healthcare system to deliver quality care by trusted providers to a diverse patient population.

In Harm’s Way

Health care workers around the world are risking their lives — and those of their families — to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The Times is collecting their reflections.

Advocacy Update: AB 72 “Fix” Heads to the Senate

CSA and your advocacy team of lobbyists and LPAD leadership have been hard at work fixing some of the inequities around the Independent Dispute Resolution Process (IDRP) created by AB 72 (Bonta).

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LATEST NATIONAL NEWS

Chest pain and leg pain: Are they connected?

Although it is not typical for chest pain and leg pain to occur together, leg pain can be an indicator of a person’s heart health. Find out more here.

How to treat or get rid of a stye

A stye, or hordeolum, is a bump on the eyelid or at the base of the eyelashes. Bacterial infections cause most styes. There are pain relief and removal techniques a person can try. Read about them here.

Pain in the lower abdomen and bloating: What to know

Lower abdominal pain and bloating sometimes occur together. Read on to find out the potential causes of these symptoms and the treatment options available.

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