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2012-10-10 15:23:21

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most children and adults lie at some point, excessive lying could potentially lead to trust issues, explains Lalith K. Misra, DO, who discussed concepts, models and treatments of lying in children during the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) OMED 2012, the Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition in San Diego. The types of lies and the purpose of lies tend to change as children age. Fear of punishment and...

2012-10-09 11:24:50

American Osteopathic Association Survey Shows That Only Half of Respondents Who Thought They or Their Kids Had a Concussion Sought Out Medical Treatment SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence of the long-term effects of head injuries to athletes has prompted the NFL to partner with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate the public of the dangers of concussions through the Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports campaign. However, the...

2012-10-01 23:00:10

SG will share DO Expertise with delegates in Denver Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 Schumacher Group, one of the nation´s fastest growing emergency medicine management companies, will be hosting a variety of events, sponsorships and speakers at the 2012 ACOEP Scientific Assembly in Denver, Oct. 14-17, 2012. This year´s event, which follows the ACEP Scientific Assembly the previous week, is focused on the organization´s 2012 theme of “Emerge” — conveying...

2012-09-05 02:33:01

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MyEvaluations.com, a provider of medical training management and reporting solutions for academic hospitals, clinical programs, medical schools and governmental public health agencies, announced today the addition of software solutions that comply with new guidelines put forth by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). In February 2012, ACGME announced the rollout of the Next Accreditation System (NAS) in the New...

2012-08-20 10:23:55

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its long tradition of educating doctors of osteopathic medicine in Pennsylvania, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) welcomed 268 medical students to campus Monday, August 20. The Class of 2016 was selected from a record 7,156 applicants. "Thanks to raised awareness and increasing numbers of colleges of osteopathic medicine, prospective medical students applied to the nation's osteopathic medical schools in...

2012-07-21 14:20:11

CHICAGO, July 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Ray E. Stowers, DO, an osteopathic family physician from Harrogate, Tenn., addressed his peers shortly after he was sworn in today as the 116(th) president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), he encouraged all osteopathic physicians to be innovative as they look toward the future of health care and osteopathic medicine. "Nearly 140 years ago the osteopathic medical profession was built on a new concept of how to...

2012-07-21 10:20:19

CHICAGO, July 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Addressing the obesity epidemic, members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates voted today to urge federal and state policymakers and health insurers to cover treatments for severe obesity, including bariatric surgical procedures. Obesity, defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of more than 30, is associated with more than 300,000 deaths in the United States, according to the Surgeon General, and...

2012-07-21 10:20:18

CHICAGO, July 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The decision of whether or not to proceed with a prostate-specific antigen (PSA)-based screening should be made by a patient with consultation from his physician, according to a policy approved today by members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates. According to the American Cancer Society, one in six men will get prostate cancer in his lifetime, making it the most commonly diagnosed cancer among males in the...

2012-07-21 10:20:15

CHICAGO, July 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the threat of a physician workforce shortage in mind, members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates approved three policies today to strengthen and protect osteopathic medical residency programs and make the burden of medical school loans less cumbersome for physicians in training. "Maintaining access to residency positions for our osteopathic medical school graduates is a top priority for the AOA,"...

2012-07-21 10:20:14

CHICAGO, July 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cases of meningitis tend to peak between ages 17-21 -- a time when many teens are in communal living settings, such as college dormitories, where meningitis tends to spread. Members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates voted today to support a booster dose of the meningococcal vaccine (MCV4) at age 16 for those who received the initial dose recommended at ages 11-12. Studies show the antibody found in...