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2013-10-03 16:21:53

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Learning their child has sustained a head injury during a school sporting event is among every parent's worst fears, and with recent reports about the long-term effects of concussions on professional athletes dominating the news, their fears are not unfounded. While parents and coaches are careful about monitoring a student athlete's return to sports, Joelle S. Rehberg, DO, an osteopathic family and sports medicine physician, cautions that...

2013-10-03 12:22:47

Sharing Positive and Negative Experiences Can Help Your Physician Prescribe the Right Fitness Plan LAS VEGAS, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It is not a magic pill but the next prescription from your physician could help control your weight, prevent chronic disease and improve your overall mood. Yet, it is one of the first items cut from to-do lists whenever life gets too busy: exercise. "Many people think they cannot maintain a regular exercise program because it takes too much...

2013-10-02 12:29:21

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Having "the talk" might be an uncomfortable conversation for both parents and teens. However, sharing small doses of information about sex frequently with their child throughout his or her childhood can make the topic more manageable for parents. Jacqueline M. Kaari, DO, an AOA board-certified pediatrician, discussed how parents can overcome the challenges of sharing with their children age-appropriate information about sex during...

2013-10-02 12:25:47

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Athletes with chronic medical conditions, like asthma and diabetes, could face the risk of health complications or even sudden death when playing their chosen sport. Precautionary measures, however, can help people with these conditions stay in the game. "Whether or not they have an underlying medical condition, it is important people see their physician before playing team sports to assess any risks they might have that could result in...

2013-10-02 08:29:11

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MD+DI (Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry), UBM Canon's leading brand providing the medical device industry with the latest news, information, and in-depth analysis, announces the winners of the inaugural Dare-to-Dream MedTech Design Challenge. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101214/LA16070LOGO) In August, the editors of MD+DI asked the MedTech community to dream up a device that would tackle healthcare problems...

2013-10-01 12:26:00

A new resource offering the best content the MedTech Industry has to offer, in one convenient place SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Canon, the world's leading MedTech industry resource, today announced the launch of MedTech World, an all-encompassing multi-media platform for the medical device and manufacturing industry. MedTech World provides a one-stop-shop that spans UBM Canon's entire medical portfolio, offering the highest quality content, latest news,...

2013-09-30 23:22:24

A4M will travel to the UAE this fall to present local physicians with the opportunity to learn from American medical professionals. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The first weekend in November 2013, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) will bring medical experts and the latest information and research on preventive Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine from the United States to Dubai’s H Hotel. This conference will mark the first event conducted under the auspices...

2013-09-30 23:20:40

For the first time in its 36-year history, Western University of Health Sciences’ College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific will be helmed by one of its own. Paula Crone, DO ’92, has been named Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (COMP), effective today, Sept. 30, 2013. Pomona, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 For the first time in its 36-year history, Western University of Health Sciences’ College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific will be helmed by one...

2013-09-30 12:27:46

FORT KNOX, Ky., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No one salutes Remigio Flor or Nicholas Spinuzza when they walk the floors of George Washington University School of Medicine. Not their friends, classmates and certainly not their professors. During the school day, they are just med students, nothing more, nothing less. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130930/DC88683) Yet the two are also officers in the U.S. Army, attending medical school on fully-paid Army...

2013-09-30 12:26:58

American Osteopathic Association Equips Patients with Tools to Find the Right Physician LAS VEGAS, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research released today by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) reveals that 1 in 3 adults have switched or dropped their primary care physician in the past five years and that having no health insurance is the most common reason for not seeing a physician. However, these trends may change as an estimated 30 million individuals are expected...