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    CMA publishes guide for patients impacted by wildfires

    November 17, 2018
    Currently, three California counties— Butte, Los Angeles and Ventura—are under a state of emergency due to the effects ...

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    CMA joins partnership to raise awareness of diabetes and cardiovascular disease

    May 12, 2017
    The California Medical Association (CMA) has joined the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease to raise awareness of th...

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    6 tips to help mothers prevent diabetes, make healthy choices

    May 12, 2017
    Preventing type 2 diabetes requires self-management, motivation, and healthy lifestyle changes — but how do you encoura...

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    Encourage your patients to participate in 'National Prescription Drug Take Back Day'

    April 17, 2017
    More than six million Americans abuse prescription drugs, this according to the 2011 Substance Abuse and Mental Health ...

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    It's Health Care Decisions Week: Talk to your patients about their end-of-life wishes

    April 14, 2017
    The California Medical Association (CMA) recognizes National Health Care Decisions week by encouraging physicians to sp...

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    Study confirms diabetes prevention programs reduce costs, improve patient outcomes

    March 17, 2017
    A recent study on prediabetes and medical expenditures confirms that preventing the onset of type 2 diabetes can reduce ...

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    CDPH publishes new Zika resources for physicians

    March 03, 2017
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has published new and revised Zika virus resources for physicians on ...

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    Survey finds Americans unaware of important heart health numbers

    February 15, 2017
    This Heart Month, a new survey shows that few Americans know their numbers when it comes to basic risk factors for ca...

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    February is American Heart Month

    February 03, 2017
    All month long, the California Medical Association will be sharing information about heart health and the latest advanc...

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    Adopting heart-healthy habits could save billions in Medicare costs

    February 02, 2017
    More than $41 billion in Medicare costs could be saved each year if beneficiaries adopted five to seven of the healthy ...

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    CMA celebrates National Wear Red Day to raise awareness about women's heart health

    January 31, 2017
    Although significant progress has been made in increasing awareness that heart disease is one of the leading causes of ...

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    Talk to your patients about the flu shot during National Influenza Vaccination Week

    December 07, 2016
    With flu activity increasing and people planning gatherings for the holidays, National Influenza Vaccination Week (Dece...

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    August is National Immunization Awareness Month

    August 01, 2016
    August marks National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM), a national effort to promote vaccinations and protect childre...

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    April is National Donate Life Month; physicians encouraged to talk to patients about the importance of organ donation

    April 14, 2016
    In honor of Donate Life Month, the California Medical Association (CMA) and the CMA Foundation are encouraging physicia...

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    End of Life Option Act to take effect June 9 in California

    March 16, 2016
    When the California legislature adjourned a special session on health care last week, it started a 90-day countdown to ...

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    Patient resources: How to help reinforce New Year's resolutions to quit smoking

    December 14, 2015
    The American Lung Association (ALA) is offering resources and advice for physicians to help patients who may be conside...

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    CDPH message: Protect your asthma patients from influenza

    October 30, 2015
    The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) reminds physicians that people with asthma are more likely to get sev...

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    April is National Donate Life Month; physicians encouraged to talk to patients about the importance of organ donation

    April 06, 2015
    In honor of Donate Life Month, the California Medical Association (CMA) and the CMA Foundation are encouraging physicia...

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    2015 antibiotic awareness toolkit now available; download the new mobile app

    December 23, 2014
    The Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education (AWARE) is a long-term project of the California Medical Assoc...

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    California ACEP publishes safe prescribing handout for patients

    December 22, 2014
    The California Medical Association has joined with the California Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicia...

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    Encourage your patients to participate in 'National Prescription Drug Take Back Day'

    September 04, 2014
    Abuse of prescription drugs, including pain relievers, continues to be a significant problem in United States. In Calif...

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    AMA offers comprehensive series of educational programs on managing chronic pain

    June 04, 2014
    A newly updated education program from the American Medical Association (AMA) is available to help physicians strike an...

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    Encourage your patients to participate in 'National Prescription Drug Take Back Day'

    April 14, 2014
    Misuse of prescription drugs, including pain relievers, continues to be a significant problem in United States. In Cali...

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    Physicians encouraged to talk to patients about the importance of organ donation

    March 31, 2014
    In honor of Donate Life Month, the California Medical Association (CMA) and the CMA Foundation are encouraging physicia...

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    Foundation's Covered California educational program moves into high gear

    December 02, 2013
    The California Medical Association (CMA) Foundation has hired four educators who will work closely with the county medi...

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    Encourage your patients to participate in National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

    October 21, 2013
    More than six million Americans abuse prescription drugs, this according to the 2011 Substance Abuse and Mental Health ...

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    April is 'National Donate Life' month; physicians encouraged to talk to patients about the importance of organ donation

    April 05, 2013
    In honor of Donate Life month, the California Medical Association (CMA) and the CMA Foundation are encouraging physicia...

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