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2012-08-14 02:28:31

"America's Doctor," United States Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., MBA, will be APMA's guest of honor during the association's 100th Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Is there anyone better to help celebrate a medical association's 100(th) anniversary than America's Doctor herself? (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120814/DC56725) On Thursday, August 16, United States Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, M.D.,...

2012-05-10 06:24:08

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new nationwide survey commissioned by Merck, the maker of DR. SCHOLL'S products, found that 9 of out 10 Americans (91%) have experienced some type of foot pain, among those more than half (56%) have missed an event or an activity due to foot problems, and four of 10 Americans believe that foot aches and pains get in the way of walking more. The survey also found that New York City tops the list of cities where Americans 'walk the...

2012-04-05 02:22:25

New American Podiatric Medical Association survey: six out of 10 teens affected by foot pain, yet most ignore problems BETHESDA, Md., April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- April not only signals the beginning of prom season for teens across the country, it's also prime time for young adults to be plagued by foot pain. Yet it's not just limited to a month where high heels and strappy shoes take center stage. Six out of 10 teens are affected by foot pain that keeps them from...

2012-03-30 10:23:09

NEW YORK, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- OPEIU Guild 45/The First National Guild for Healthcare Providers of the Lower Extremity and the New York State Podiatric Medical Association, are pleased to note that Governor Cuomo's 2012-2013 Executive Budget includes legislation to implement certain proposals made by the Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT), based on the recommendations of various work groups that met over the course of the past year. The 2012-2013 agreed upon budget, which...

2011-11-15 08:00:00

AOFAS offers tips for keeping feet healthy in conjunction with American Diabetes Month ROSEMONT, Ill., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A simple undetected blister on the foot or toe could lead to a major health emergency or even amputation for many of the 25.8 million Americans in the U.S. with diabetes. According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) ulceration, infection and gangrene are the most common foot and ankle problems of the diabetic patient....

2011-11-10 04:00:00

American Podiatric Medical Association Encourages Hispanic Health Awareness with "Knock Your Socks Off" Foot Care Campaign, Promotes Regular Foot Exams by Podiatrist to End Diabetes Complications @APMAtweets will host a "Tweet Your Socks Off" event on World Diabetes Day, November 14 BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Because ADA data shows Hispanics are 66 percent more likely than non-Hispanic whites to be diagnosed with the disease, the American Podiatric Medical...

2011-09-22 13:50:00

KENNESAW, Ga., Sept. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (OTCBB: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that the American Podiatric Medical Association ("APMA") has granted its Seal of Approval for the Company's EpiFix® Amniotic Membrane Allograft. For more than 35 years, APMA has been a reliable source of information on the...

2011-02-24 00:00:44

Ian Klein DPM and the rest of the staff at Total Foot Care have been providing for the podiatric needs of the St. Petersburg, Florida community since 1995. Now celebrating 16 years in business, Dr. Klein and the rest of the staff at Total Foot Care are proud to still be offering the same high quality and service-committed care as the day they opened their doors. As the practice has grown, so has Ian Klein DPM's commitment to providing the best podiatric care in the state and his gratitude...

2011-02-24 00:00:44

Intelligent Technologies, Inc. announced today that they have secured the worldwide manufacturing and distribution rights to the Antioch Clipper, long-handled toenail clipper. The Antioch Clipper Improves Toenail Care for Those with Mobility Issues, Diabetes. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) February 23, 2011 Intelligent Technologies, Inc. announced today that they have secured the worldwide manufacturing and distribution rights to the Antioch Clipperâ“ž¢ long-handled...

2010-12-19 00:26:01

Dr. Suzanne Clous relocates to new East Cobb office in Marietta to provide comprehensive treatment for the foot and ankle. Marietta, GA (PRWEB) December 18, 2010 Village Podiatry Centers opened its newest office in the East Cobb area of Marietta on December 16. Dr. Suzanne Clous staffs the office full-time treating patients of all ages.     Dr. Clous earned her doctorate at Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland. She completed her primary residency at The...