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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,...

2010-10-25 18:29:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Until recently, running shoeless has had little more than a fringe following of enthusiasts. However, new research and the popularity of "five finger" shoes--a minimalist shoe that fits the foot like a glove--has barefoot running striding into the mainstream. Robert S. Gotlin, DO, director of orthopaedic and sports rehabilitation in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, discussed the pros and...

2010-10-25 14:47:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas J. Gravina of Haverford, PA was honored by Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine at a reception on Thursday, October 14 for his generous support of the College and its Healthcare Centers. A trustee of the College since 2004, Mr. Gravina has a special passion for PCOM's Healthcare Centers. Located in economically challenged areas of the Philadelphia region, the Centers provide essential medical care for over 30,000 residents...

2010-10-25 09:30:00

American Osteopathic Association Survey Shows That More Than a Quarter of Men Say They Don't Need a Physician At This Point in Their Lives SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Open up and say "ah" might not be words heard often by men, particularly those younger than 30. According to a new men's health survey by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), less than 63% of men ages 18 to 29 say they have visited a primary care physician in the past year, compared to more than...

2010-10-13 16:11:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bernard Bernacki, DO, and his wife, Mary, hosted a reception on Thursday, Oct. 7, at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association for Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine alumni, leadership, prospective and current students and local university and hospital administration. The evening celebrated the College's history of educating western Pennsylvania students and its continued commitment to the region. "PCOM is a Pennsylvania school,"...

2010-10-06 06:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're living in pain, you're certainly not alone. According to a new survey released today by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) nearly 70% of Americans report that they, or someone they care for, have experienced pain during the past 30 days. While Congress declared 2000 to 2010 the "Decade of Pain Control and Research," chronic, or reoccurring pain still affects more Americans than cancer, diabetes and heart disease combined. In fact, more than...

2010-09-16 12:46:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As concerns mount over whether there will be enough physicians to meet the nation's growing demand for health care, the number of osteopathic physicians (DOs) is reaching new heights, according to a report released today from the American Osteopathic Association. DOs are one of only two groups of physicians in the U.S.-- MDs and DOs -- who are licensed to prescribe medication and practice in all medical specialty areas, including surgery....

2010-08-20 10:31:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of North Texas System Board of Regents today voted to approve a proposal to develop a new M.D. degree program at the UNT Health Science Center at Fort Worth (UNTHSC). The M.D. program will be an independent fifth school in addition to the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, and School of Health Professions. Approval comes upon completion of pre-approval...

2010-07-17 17:00:00

CHICAGO, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Not one to back down from a challenge, Karen J. Nichols, DO, embraces her term as the first female president of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) during a time of historic change in health care. The AOA installed her as its 114th president this afternoon during its annual business meeting in Chicago. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/aoa/44984/ (Photo:...

2010-06-14 18:39:00

U.S. Faces a Shortage of Between 124,000 and 159,000 Physicians by 2025 CHICAGO, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted today at its Annual Meeting new policies to strengthen the physician workforce to meet the nation's growing health care needs. The United States faces a shortage of between 124,000 and 159,000 physicians by 2025. Already at least 22 states and 15 medical specialties have reported physician workforce shortages, including in...


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