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Texas Doctors: Mr. President, Let Us Care for Veterans

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 17:12

In the wake of the revelations of long delays in health care for U.S. veterans, Texas Medical Association (TMA) physicians have led the call for President Barack Obama and Congress to act immediately to enable American veterans to access health care they need outside of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) system.

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TMA Repeats: President Obama, Let Private Docs Help Care for Veterans

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 17:10

Calling it a “life or death issue,” Texas Medical Association (TMA) President Austin I. King, MD, is repeating his urgent request for President Barack Obama to take immediate action to enable private physicians to care for U.S. veterans.

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Nueces County Medical Society Alliance Receives Vaccination Grant

Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:40

The Nueces CMS Alliance received a $2,000 grant from Texas Medical Association’s (TMA’s) Be Wise — ImmunizeSM program to vaccinate students entering Del Mar College in Corpus Christi in August. The alliance will provide the vaccinations in conjunction with the South Texas Family Planning Clinic and Health Corporation.

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Child Immigrant Influx to Top Border Health Conference

Fri, 07/18/2014 - 15:29

Physician leaders from Texas, along with federal legislators and government officials, gather in Washington, D.C. for the 9th Annual Border Health Conference, sponsored by Texas Medical Association’s Border Health Caucus.

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