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2014-06-23 12:25:15

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) today announced it has been selected as one of The Washington Post's Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on results of an anonymous feedback survey completed by employees. APMA was one of 150 organizations awarded the distinction, selected from the over 1,600 companies evaluated in the Washington, D.C. area. "We're honored to be recognized as a Top...

2009-07-30 11:16:00

Study Discussed at the American Podiatric Medical Association's 97th Annual Scientific Meeting BETHESDA, Md., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Foot complications, such as open wounds and ulcers, can be one of the most difficult ailments for a podiatrist to treat. However, a new wound dressing powder, which acts very much like a layer of skin, is proving to speed the healing time and reduce the amount of pain that a patient suffering from a serious foot ulcer would normally experience....

2009-06-18 04:20:00

Just in time for summer, the Australian brand's Wave, Tide and Ryder sandals are recognized for promoting quality foot health SAN RAFAEL, Calif., June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- To welcome summer and warm-weather activities, the APMA recently introduced consumer essentials for selecting flip-flop and sandal fashions. Three of the Orthaheel(R) brand's summer sandals - with built-in orthotic support for a foot-friendly alternative to flip-flops - are considered amongst the best choices by the APMA....

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'