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Opioid epidemic continues to trouble Central Ohio physicians
*thoughts from a Central Ohio Physician

December 6, 2018, 3:00 p.m.

Recent news that the US life expectancy continues to decrease due in part to an increase in unintentional deaths from opioid overdose (CDC) is a trend that continues to hit Ohio hard. Read More...

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Doctor Grewal to chair new Member Experience Committee

December 7, 2018, 10:00 a.m.

The Columbus Medical Association (CMA) recently established a new Membership Experience Committee, chaired by Dr. Kanny Grewal. Read More...

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An overview of gun violence in the U.S.
(quick facts from a CMA member)

November 13, 2018, 2:33 p.m.

In 2016, according to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), there were 37,863 total violence related firearm deaths in the United States. As Americans continue to die at an alarming rate from firearm violence, many health experts are concerned that the issue is not being addressed properly by state governments. Read More...

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  • For those interested in serving as a District 7 Delegate to the OSMA, here are some answers to commonly asked questions.  Why? Serving ...

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  • Ohio officially opened up the patient registration process today, December 3, for patients seeking access to medical marijuana. As medical ...

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