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    Effect of Tobacco Settlements on States

    Panelists discussed the impact of the recent settlement between the tobacco companies and state attorneys general. They examined the pros and cons of the agreement, how it can be improved upon…

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    Tobacco Settlement

    Attorneys general from a number of states announced a settlement reached with the tobacco industry. The settlement would create a trust fund to pay for medical costs resulting from tobacco…

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    Assisted Suicide Issues

    Committee members heard testimony from medical and legal professionals and caregivers concerning the advisability and constitutionality of assisted suicide and how it would change the…

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    Washington Wednesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and electronic…

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    Teen Smoking

    After meeting with President Bill Clinton, medical organization officials and others talked to reporters about the new campaign against teen smoking.

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    Medical Liability Reform

    The participants talked about revisions in health care liability insurance premiums and rules governing lawsuits. They also answered questions from the audience.

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    Health Care Reform

    Dr. Lonnie Bristow, Chairman of the American Medical Association, talked about the status of the Clinton health care plan. He also addressed the goals of his organization in the health care…

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    Uniting for America's Health

    Journalists, medical professionals and members of Congress discussed various aspects of health care reform.

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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    Chairman of the American Medical Association (AMA), Dr. Lonnie Bristow discussed the AMA’s position on President Bill Clinton’s administration’s health care proposal and other proposals. The…

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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    Officers of AMA talked with reporters about health care reform and its potential impact on employers. The medical association is in favor of health care reform, including employer mandated…

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    Presidential Health Care Proposal

    Dr. Lonnie Bristow and Dr. Nancy Dickey called a news conference to elaborate on how the American Medical Association views the president’s plan. They outlined the AMA’s view of proposed…

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    National Platform Hearing, Part 3

    Members of the Democratic National Platform Committee and the Democratic National Convention Committee heard testimony from constituents, officials, and representatives of special interest groups…

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    American and Canadian Health Care

    The forum met to debate the strengths and weaknesses of the United States and Canadian health care systems.

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    Federal AIDS Policy

    The committee heard testimony on mandatory testing for AIDS, patient privacy and discrimination.

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