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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...

2011-07-11 12:23:00

American Osteopathic Association Survey Shows More Than 85% of Teenagers Are on Social Media CHICAGO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Like a rite of passage, every generation faced bullies at school or in their neighborhood.

2011-06-06 15:05:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TeamHealth announced today the appointment of David T. Grinbergs, DO, FACEP, as President, Emergency Medicine Division effective June 1, 2011.

2011-05-24 00:00:30

The Missouri tornado devastation demonstrates the need for disaster medicine training. Local physicians are often among the first responders to disaster that can strike anywhere, anytime and in many forms as evidenced by recent events in the U.S.

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.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.