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2011-05-10 09:00:00

CHICAGO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Floridians living with pain are not alone. According to a new survey released today by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), more than 85% of Florida residents say they, or someone they care for, have experienced pain in the past 30 days. With more than 76 million Americans living with pain every day (1), chronic or reoccurring pain affects more Americans than cancer, diabetes and heart disease combined. The AOA survey also reveals that more...

2011-05-10 09:00:00

CHICAGO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Washingtonians living with pain are not alone. According to a new survey released today by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), nearly 85% of Washington residents say they, or someone they care for, have experienced pain in the past 30 days. With more than 76 million Americans living with pain every day(1), chronic or reoccurring pain affects more Americans than cancer, diabetes and heart disease combined. The AOA survey also reveals 85% of...

2011-03-16 12:35:00

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Feel Better, Live Better. On April 17, 2011 PIX11 will launch Dr. Steve, a 30-minute health, wellness and lifestyle program for families. The multi-topic show will be hosted by Dr. Steven Salvatore, a board certified Emergency Medicine physician who has served as the health expert on PIX11 Morning News since 2005. Dr. Steve will air Sundays at 11am beginning April 17th. Dr. Steve will feature a mix of wellness topics including fitness and...

2011-03-03 09:20:00

Report shows decreased hospitalizations FORT WORTH, Texas, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report released by the UNT Health Science Center shows that residents of 12 counties in East Texas are breathing a little easier due in part to a year-long education campaign conducted by the health science center's Center for Professional and Continuing Education regarding the diagnosis and treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The report shows that the...

2011-02-14 12:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many osteopathic medical students, this Valentine's Day will be the day they find out where the next chapter in their love of medicine will take them as the National Matching Services, Inc., announces the results of the 2011 osteopathic match. Of the 2,212 individuals who participated in the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Intern/Resident Registration Program, 74% of students and recent graduates successfully matched for a total...

2011-01-27 07:00:00

WESTERVILLE, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Roger Garcia launches an incredible book titled, Aged to Perfection, Anti-aging, Wellness & Weight Loss with Bioidentical Hormones. Dr. Garcia is a certified anti-aging specialist who has spent his career developing what all doctors want for their patients: the route to a future of vibrant health and longevity. He journeyed through the bro ken bodies and spirits of hospital emergency rooms, family practices, addiction centers and...

2011-01-25 04:00:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Florida Society of Pain Management Providers (www.Flspmp.org) commends the Florida Board of Medicine (Michael Chizner, M.D., Chair / Larry McPherson, Executive Director) and the Florida Board of Osteopathic Medicine (Joel Rose, DO, Chair / Anthony Jusevitch, Executive Director) in their issuances of Pain Clinic regulations / Standards of Care. These regulations went into effect on November 8, 2010 for Doctors of Osteopathic medicine...

2010-12-01 00:41:04

Health Link Medical Center is a non-surgical spine center that offers alternatives to surgery for pain management. Their new website offers an extensive informational resource for new and existing patients to help find solutions to pain. San Diego, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) November 30, 2010 Health Link Medical Center, a specialist in San Diego and Oceanside non-surgical pain relief and overall pain management, has announced the debut of a new website, HealthLinkMedicalCenter.com. The new website...

2010-10-27 11:18:00

Physicians Need to Discuss Substance Abuse with Older Patients SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Loneliness coupled with pre-existing alcohol and drug habits are among the reasons why older adults turn to controlled substances in their golden years. Since seniors often take prescription medication for chronic illnesses, it is important they disclose any drug or alcohol consumption to their physicians in order to avoid any interactions or complications in treatment....

2010-10-26 13:27:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many patients with diabetes might make a phone call or send an e-mail to communicate with their physicians outside of scheduled office visits but the majority of patients are not willing to pay for these services, according to research presented at the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) 115th Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition, known as OMED 2010 Unified, in San Francisco. In a sample study of 300 patients with diabetes,...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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