Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Viewpoint Apr 2010 A Call for Collaborative Action against America’s Greatest Health Threat Richard H. Carmona, MD, MPH All of us who are pursuing solutions to the obesity epidemic face clinical, ethical, and regulatory challenges. First among them is the significant role of individual lifestyle and behavior choices in causing obesity. Virtual Mentor. 2010;12(4):327-330. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2010.12.4.oped1-1004. Case and Commentary Jan 2022 Should Dentists Treat Despite Medical Contraindications? Bernard Friedland, BChD, MSc, JD Some patients who need general medical care before a dental intervention can suffer increased risk for poor outcomes if they have compromised access to care. AMA J Ethics. 2022;24(1):E6-12. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2022.6. Medicine and Society Nov 2017 What Are the Professional, Political, and Ethical Challenges of Co-Creating Health Care Systems? Guddi Singh, MB BChir, MPH, John Owens, MA, PhD, and Alan Cribb, PhD AMA J Ethics. 2017;19(11):1132-1138. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2017.19.11.msoc1-1711. History of Medicine Apr 2022 Why Restoring Birth as Ceremony Can Promote Health Equity Marinah V. Farrell Until the mid-20th century, birth in the United States for Latinx Indigenous peoples was an ancestral ceremony guided by midwives and traditional healers. AMA J Ethics. 2022;24(4):E326-332. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2022.326.