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2010-10-25 09:30:00

American Osteopathic Association Survey Shows That More Than a Quarter of Men Say They Don't Need a Physician At This Point in Their Lives SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Open up and say "ah" might not be words heard often by men, particularly those younger than 30.

2010-09-21 20:57:48

Research on the quality of US resident physician performance levels has often been limited by lack of a comparison group or strict focus on specific diseases and geographical areas.

2010-09-14 23:32:38

Students who enter medical school with high debt levels, low scores on the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) or who are non-white are more likely to face difficulties that may prevent graduation or hinder acceptance into a residency program if they do graduate.

2010-07-17 17:00:00

CHICAGO, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Not one to back down from a challenge, Karen J. Nichols, DO, embraces her term as the first female president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) during a time of historic change in health care.

2010-05-26 12:27:31

Older patients battling pneumonia spent less time in the hospital when treated using osteopathic manipulative medicine - a drug-free form of hands-on medical care focusing on increasing muscle motion - in addition to conventional care, recently published research shows.

2010-05-12 13:49:00

Fundamental Medicare Physician Payment Reforms Will Ensure Access to Care and Foster Practice Transformation WASHINGTON, May 12, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An independent poll recently conducted on behalf of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) shows that an alarming number of physicians will stop seeing Medicare beneficiaries if current payment policies are not reformed.

2010-02-08 14:25:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- For osteopathic medical students and recent graduates, their love of medicine will begin a new chapter today as the National Matching Services, Inc., announces the results of the 2010 osteopathic match.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.