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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.

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.

2011-07-16 18:38:00

CHICAGO, July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hoping that amateur and professional sports leagues will follow a path similar to that of the National Football League with its recent tightening of rules surrounding head injuries, members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates voted today to support efforts to prevent traumatic brain injury (TBI) in athletes at the school, sports club, and professional levels. "Although it is commonly associated with professional...

2011-05-24 00:00:30

The Missouri tornado devastation demonstrates the need for disaster medicine training. Local physicians are often among the first responders to disaster that can strike anywhere, anytime and in many forms as evidenced by recent events in the U.S.

2011-04-22 00:00:30

AADM Award Recognizes Contributions to Public Health in Disaster Planning and Response Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 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...

2011-03-17 15:58:00

Fourth-year students learned today where they'll do their residency training at Match Day celebration ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It was match point for University of Michigan medical students today, as they learned where they will do their residency training at the annual Match Day celebration. At the annual University of Michigan's Medical School Match Day celebration, held at the University's North Campus Research Complex, students received a plain, white...

2011-02-14 12:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many osteopathic medical students, this Valentine's Day will be the day they find out where the next chapter in their love of medicine will take them as the National Matching Services, Inc., announces the results of the 2011 osteopathic match.

2010-10-27 11:18:00

Physicians Need to Discuss Substance Abuse with Older Patients SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Loneliness coupled with pre-existing alcohol and drug habits are among the reasons why older adults turn to controlled substances in their golden years.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.