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2011-07-25 10:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of California's State Compensation Insurance Fund has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Bernyce M. Peplowski as its Medical Director.

2011-07-21 04:00:00

Medical Organizations Call for Significant Changes to Protect Patients from Undue Harm LEXINGTON, Ky., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- -- Proposed regulations for a new state law which allows optometrists, who are not medical doctors, to perform a broad range of surgical procedures on the eye, fail to properly define the education, training and oversight necessary for this new scope of work that is typically performed by medical board-certified physicians.

2011-07-16 18:40:00

CHICAGO, July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Addressing what some teens consider a game that offers them a feeling of being high but can actually have grave consequences, members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates emphasized today the need for better education for adults and children about the dangers of what is often referred to as the "choking game." Also called the "fainting game," "blackout" or "flatliner," this risky behavior is described by medical...

2011-07-16 18:32:00

CHICAGO, July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concerned about the potential risk of noise-induced hearing loss that can occur from listening to headphones at high volumes for extended periods of time, members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates voted today that the AOA should advocate for manufacturers to include information about the hazards of unsafe volume levels on or within the product packaging.

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...

2011-07-16 00:00:35

A unique summer internship program under way at the University of New England (UNE) introduces seven bright Maine students to the connection between medicine, research and entrepreneurship. Biddeford, ME (PRWEB) July 15, 2011 Working alongside UNE undergraduate mentors and faculty in the Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences(CEN), a select group of two high school and five college students are learning how discoveries in UNE research laboratories are being developed as potential...


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onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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