Important Updates

  • March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month in Ohio. See resources from the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio, 
  • 51% of the world, or more than 4 billion people, will be obese or overweight by 2035, says the World Obesity Federation.
  • More young people are getting colorectal cancer according to the American Cancer Society. About 20% of new colorectal cancer diagnoses were in patients under 55 in 2019, compared with 11% in 1995.

From Washington

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency orders rail operator Norfolk Southern to begin testing for dioxins, after pressure from U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and J.D. Vance (R-OH).
  • The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is opening an inquiry into the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) actions following the Feb. 3 East Palestine, Ohio derailment of a Norfolk Southern operated train.

From Columbus

AMCNO Announces Applications Open for Board of Directors & Future Leaders Council

  • The AMCNO is accepting applications for candidates for the 2023-2025 term on the Board of Directors through March 17. An online election will be held on Friday March 31st. 
  • The AMCNO Future Leaders Council is accepting applications through March 17 for its second cohort.  Future Leaders Council members can make the difference they want to see in medicine and develop a career that is both enjoyable and helpful to them as they grow into the professional leaders they want to be. Apply today.