Quantcast
Last updated on April 18, 2014 at 21:21 EDT

Latest Osteopathic medicine in the United States Stories

2013-10-04 16:22:17

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major diseases that stem from vitamin deficiencies are rare in the U.S., where food is abundant and rich in vital nutrients, explains David J. Park, DO, an AOA board-certified family physician in Henderson, Nev., during the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) OMED 2013, the Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition taking place this week in Las Vegas. However, he notes there are millions of Americans at risk for vitamin...

2013-10-04 12:23:38

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The old African proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child," seems to ring just as true today as ever before in an era of constant media exposure and hurried schedules. Sexting, cyberbullying, and even Internet gaming on top of crammed schedules and dwindling time for family togetherness is a recipe for high-anxiety that if left unchecked, can lead to depression in adolescents, warns Ronald Marino, DO, an AOA board-certified...

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...

2013-09-30 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 12:26:58

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...

2013-09-13 16:23:21

INDIANAPOLIS , Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marian University climbed to #25 in the U.S. News & World Report 2014 rankings of the top colleges in the Midwest, released earlier this week. Since 2011, the Catholic institution serving 2,600 students on its campus located 10 minutes west of downtown Indianapolis has gone from #41 to #25, climbing steadily each year. The 16-point gain between 2011 and 2014 is the largest among U.S. News & World Report's listing of...

2013-09-08 23:03:34

The COMLEX Osteopath Exam Prep is one of the most challenging exams in the profession of medicine, which is exactly why PracticeQuiz.com is offering 30 free practice test review questions for medical students. With information based on the actual NBOME exam, this is information that can help students study more efficiently and progress in a rewarding career. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 PracticeQuiz.com newest offering, for the daunting COMLEX medical test, offered by the NBOME....