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Planning for your term in office

In many ways, running a state society is like building a new house. Before construction begins, a budget has to be developed, blueprints need to be drafted, and a crew has to be selected. Advance planning and a healthy dose of flexibility will help the process to run smoothly. Likewise, advance preparation is key to helping your society run smoothly. Here are a few things you can do to make the most out of your time in office.  Read more of this article written by Dr. Louis Kuchnir, MAD president, which appeared in AAD's new "Society Insider" e-newsletter, by clicking here.

Illinois bcomes sixth state to ban indoor tanning for under 18

Help Protect Minors from Massachusetts Indoor Tanning Salons — A petition "Massachusetts Legislature: Pass S.1105, an act to further regulate indoor tanning" needs your help. Will you please take 30 seconds to sign it right now? Click here to send a message to Massachusetts Speaker of the House DeLeo that we must protect Massachusetts youth from the dangers of indoor tanning by passing S.1105. Thanks.


Massachusetts Joint Committee on Public Health to hear testimony on indoor tanning bill (S.1105) on Tuesday, June 4 at 2PM

The FDA today has proposed changes to its regulation of tanning devices

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Mass Medical Society Testifies Against Proposed Prescription Monitoring Program Regulations

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Concern over increased billing of higher-level evaluation and management services has led Medicare payers to start scrutinizing physician claims for patient office visits more closely.

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A government crackdown on healthcare fraud could trigger new waves of physician audits, financial experts warn. 

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Department of Industrial Accidents is looking for impartial medical examiners 

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