Medicine remembers legacy of C. Everett Koop, MD
■ The 13th U.S. surgeon general was known for pioneering advances in pediatric surgery, crusading for a tobacco-free nation and educating the public on HIV/AIDS. Read story
American Medical News ceases publication after 55-year run
■ Unsustainable financial losses forced the move despite the newspaper's editorial quality, the AMA's senior management says. The Association's other news operations will be enhanced.
AMA readies campaign for Medicare SGR repeal
■ Physicians are rallying for the remaining months of the legislative year to overhaul the formula and build a new payment system based more on quality.