By Farah Siddiqi
Michigan News Connection 

Doctors: Nation's health care system can only be improved through voting

 
Series: LETS TALK ABOUT VOTING | Story 2

January 4, 2024

Voting is not only good for democracy, it is also good for your health, according to one of the nation's largest medical associations.

The American College of Physicians said voting empowers people to engage with their community, while ballot initiatives and elected officials determine just how well the health care system works.

Dr. Omar Atiq, president of the American College of Physicians, said voters ultimately determine peoples' access to health care services and physicians' ability to treat them.

"If there is more voter participation, there will be better health care policies and there...



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