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2012-07-07 23:01:46

Omofolasade B. Kosoko-Lasaki, MD, FAASS, recognized for contributions to improve the health status of individuals in Nebraska. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 The American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc. ® (AAPS) presented its first annual Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Health Policy Leadership Award to Omofolasade B. Kosoko-Lasaki, MD, FAASS, at its recent Scientific Annual Meeting in Marina del Rey, California. The award is named in honor of Louis W. Sullivan, M.D., former...

2012-04-21 23:00:46

AAPS award will recognize an individual whose dedication to health policy has improved the health of Americans. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2012 The American Association of Physician Specialists, Inc.® (AAPS) has announced a final call for nominations of candidates for the first annual Louis W. Sullivan, MD, Health Policy Leadership Award. The award is named in honor of Louis W. Sullivan, MD, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (1989-93) (under President...

2012-04-16 23:00:46

AADM Award Recognizes Contributions to Public Health in Disaster Planning and Response Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 The American Academy of Disaster Medicine (AADM) is issuing a final call for nominations for the Distinguished Service Award, which honors deserving individuals, organizations and communities positively affecting public health care in the disaster life cycle -- preparation, planning, response and recovery. Do you know an individual, organization or community making a...

2012-03-25 23:00:34

Former U.S. Secretary of Health Human & Services Louis W. Sullivan, MD, recognizes today´s physicians for delivering compassionate care to the nation´s communities. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 24, 2012 March 30, 2012 marks the 21st anniversary of National Doctor´s Day and will be celebrated by the American Board of Physician Specialties (ABPS) and its governing board, the American Association of Physician Specialists (AAPS). ABPS and AAPS invite patients to thank their...

2012-02-18 08:00:00

Nominations for the 2012 Distinguished Disaster Medicine Service Award are now being accepted by the American Academy of Disaster Medicine. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) February 18, 2012 The American Academy of Disaster Medicine® (AADM®) is seeking nominations for the second annual Distinguished Service Award, honoring deserving individuals, organizations and communities positively affecting public health care in the disaster life cycle — preparation, planning, response and recovery. Do...

2011-07-16 18:32:00

CHICAGO, July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concerned about the potential risk of noise-induced hearing loss that can occur from listening to headphones at high volumes for extended periods of time, members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates voted today that the AOA should advocate for manufacturers to include information about the hazards of unsafe volume levels on or within the product packaging. The policy also calls for the AOA to recommend that...

2011-07-16 18:27:00

CHICAGO, July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concerned over a rule in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that requires a physician's prescription for patients to use their tax preferred accounts to purchase over-the-counter (OTC) medications, members of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) House of Delegates voted in favor of repealing the section of the PPACA containing this new policy. In order to use flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, or...

2011-07-16 18:15:00

CHICAGO, July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bullying has been an unfortunate, but real problem for generations. However, what used to be contained to the playground or classroom is now moving closer to home and becoming harder to escape due to the increasing popularity of social media. A recent survey on cyberbullying--the act of harassing or teasing someone over social media networks--by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) found that one in six parents reported having a child...

2011-07-16 17:39:00

CHICAGO, July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fourteen years ago, Martin S. Levine, DO, stood before his peers at the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates meeting delivering the presidential inauguration address for his father, Howard M. Levine, DO, who listened in from a hospital bed. Today, Dr. Levine had the opportunity to deliver his own address when the AOA installed him as its 115th president during its annual business meeting in Chicago. "Growing up in a...


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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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