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2014-06-23 16:24:57

Leading Academic and Community Organizations Foster Dialogue on Improving Community Health and Reducing Gaps in Care LEAWOOD, Kan. and WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Peers for Progress, a program of the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation (AAFPF), and NCLR (National Council of La Raza) gathered researchers and program leaders last week at a conference in San Francisco for an in-depth discussion, "Peer Support: Evidence and Directions Forward." The...

2014-06-14 12:20:58

During the 1-year program, patients showed statistically significant reductions in blood glucose levels, increased belief in their ability to self-manage their diabetes and improved perceptions of support, while the community showed statistically significant increases in diabetes awareness SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation announced today that the Cities for Life program, supported by Sanofi US, helped decrease blood glucose...

2013-12-03 23:02:56

Over 3,000 medical professionals and over 250 exhibiting companies will gather at the Venetian/Palazzo Resort for the 21st Annual World Congress in Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Aesthetic Medicine. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 Medical professionals from all over the world will convene in Las Vegas the second weekend of December for A4M’s largest continuing medical education event featuring special guest speakers, Fellowship modules, certification programs, specialty...

2013-11-20 23:23:00

Gov. Schwarzenegger will receive the Infinity Award, the highest honor bestowed by the A4M at the 21st Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine in Las Vegas, NV December 12-15, 2013. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger will be presented with the 2013 Infinity Award, the highest honor of the Academy, by Dr. Robert Goldman, chairman of the A4M. Gov. Schwarzenegger is being recognized for his early leadership role in...

2013-10-17 23:22:15

Inflammation Symposium, Advanced Endocrinology Module Offered to Medical Professionals from All Specialties Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 Inflammation is a major and underestimated cause of many serious and chronic health conditions. Inflammation can cause or worsen cancer, heart disease, and Lyme disease, among others. Some objectives of the Inflammation Symposium include outlining new areas of research, learning the connections between the GI and nervous systems, and assessing...

2013-10-07 23:03:56

Dallas will welcome hundreds of medical professionals to the Dallas Intercontinental Hotel for three-day continuing medical education event. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Medical practitioners from various fields and specialties will travel to Dallas the last weekend in October for the Nutritional IV Therapy Symposium (October 25-26) and Fellowship Modules (October 24-26), hosted by A4M. The Nutritional IV Symposium will be attended by physicians, nurse practitioners and other...

2013-08-30 23:04:23

Worldwide Medical Practitioners Interested in Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Aesthetic Medicine Will Attend 5th International Bangkok Congress the First Weekend in September Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 The 5th International Bangkok Congress on Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and Exhibition hosted by A4M Thailand along with Preventive Healthcare Congress for Asia Pacific will welcome medical expert speakers and attendees from all over the world to the Convention Centre at...

2013-08-27 23:04:06

Hundreds of medical professionals from a variety of specialties, convened at the JW Marriott- LA Live last weekend, August 16th and 17th, to extend their medical education. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 The main objective of the course was to inform practitioners on the relationship between food and the manifestation of diseases into the body and how to better their patients’ overall well-being. The two-day symposium featured several expert medical faculty who presented...

2013-05-19 23:03:08

Leading nursing organization supports Tavenner as New CMS Administrator. Thanks Senate for confirming an outstanding nurse leader. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 The Academy applauds the US Senate for confirming Marilyn Tavenner as administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Last night´s vote was bipartisan and overwhelming. Marilyn Tavenner, MHA, BSN, RN, has served as acting-administrator for CMS since 2011. Ms. Tavenner is the first confirmed...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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