American Medical Association

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    NAACP of Florida Comes Out for Medical Marijuana

    As the two opposing sides were debating medical marijuana on Tuesday in Broward County, the NAACP of Florida announced that it is endorsing the passing of Amendment 2. "Florida State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People proudly announces its support of United ... More >>

  • News

    May 1, 2014
  • Blogs

    March 28, 2014

    Palm Beach County Dark Sky Festival Gives Back the Night

    Stargazing! Owl presentations! Food trucks? Palm Beach County's second annual Dark Sky Festival sounds fun enough to postpone other evening activities and/or keep the kids up late. Not only that, it's a way to raise awareness of an under-recognized environmental issue with consequences for wildlife ... More >>

  • News

    January 30, 2014

    The Politely Evil Empire

    How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2013

    Sunscreen Regulated Like a Drug in Schools

    Students may return to school in the fall, but that doesn't mean much in South Florida. It's very much summer almost year round here, a state of affairs which should make protection from the sun an important part of our daily health regimen. But many school districts treat sunscreen as an over-the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2013

    Obama Administration Urged to Halt Force-Feeding of Prisoners, Mos Def Subjects Himself To It In Protest (VIDEO)

    Different religions have different sets of rules when it comes to eating. Many Jews keep a kosher diet that has been prepared according to Jewish dietary law. Practicing Catholics abstain from eating meat during Lent and the church urges followers to refrain from meat every Friday throughout the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Senate Bill Seeks to End Use of Antibiotics in "Non-Diseased" Livestock

    It's well known that our food supply is littered with undesirable ingredients: pink slime, fake honey, an overabundance of corn, GMOs -- the list goes on and on. Overuse of antibiotics is just one of many huge concerns. Many oppose its use due to fears of antibiotic resistance in humans and the pos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    John Boehner's Daughter to Marry a Rastafarian

    House speaker, anti-weed guy, half-man/half-orange Republican John Boehner is about to become the father-in-law of a Rastafarian. Awwwww yeah, mon. Boehner's eldest daughter, Lindsey, 35, is set to marry 38-year-old Jamaican-born Rastafarian Dominic Lakhan at a ceremony scheduled for May 10 in Del ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    LeBron James Outduels Kobe Bryant as Heat Defeats Lakers 99-90

    Whenever a showdown between LeBron James and Kobe Bryant goes down, the suddenly-not-all-that-important regular season becomes ALL IMPORTANT. That's because Kobe apologists and Laker fans crawl out of the woodwork to remind everyone that he has RINGZZZ and is so badass he nicknamed himself Mamba. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2012

    Florida House Passes Abortion Bill, Tries to Stuff Its Incorrect Notions Into Doctors' Mouths

    ​The Florida House passed HB 277 yesterday, moving a bill on to the Senate that not only tells doctors what they need to tell their patients but forces them to tell their patients things that, according to doctors who actually know stuff, just aren't true.Although the bill also includes a mandator ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2010

    Four Foods (Other than Fishsticks) Kanye West Could Use to Choke a South Park Writer

    photo by david_shankbone via flickr​Add assaulting animators with battered whitefish to the list of things you'll find in Kanye West's beautiful dark twisted fantasy.  Back in April 2009, "South Park," an animated series known for its relentless attacks on all things self-important, roasted ... More >>

  • News

    July 15, 2010

    The Dark Side

    A bizarre, disputed, cocaine-fueled mania is killing Floridians, especially when they're jolted with a Taser.

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    Doggie Bag: This Week in Charlie

    John LinnElevation Burger debuted this week, and its sustainable take on beefy goodness rocks.​This week on the blog:The Meatist gets up close and personal with sausage balls.Tulipan, Jack's, Woodlands, and more end up in this week's 100 Favorite Dishes.Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares visit to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2009

    Surfing on Brain Waves to the Fountain of Youth

    Flickr User: Curious ExpeditionsAmerican consumers spend billions every year to learn what the American Medical Association just told the world yesterday, for free: that hormone therapy cannot halt the human aging process. Or at least that they've found no scientific evidence to prove it.This figure ... More >>

  • News

    April 3, 2008
  • News

    August 31, 2006

    In Cord Blood

    Turning the miracle of birth into the banking of cold, hard cash.

  • News

    August 21, 2003

    Once when you were Pharoah...

    "One life leads to another," says hypnotist Irv Mordes and so on and so on

  • Goods and Services

    May 16, 2002
  • News

    July 29, 1999

    The Doctor Will Sell You Now

    Supplied by Rexall Showcase of Boca Raton, doctors and other distributors are pitching alternative forms of medicine that may not work in ways that may not be legal

  • Dining

    June 3, 1999
  • News

    July 30, 1998
  • News

    April 2, 1998

    You Spray, You Pay

    A pilot program in Fort Lauderdale challenges the notion that the grass is always greener when treated with chemical pesticides