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2013-11-13 23:01:19

WITHIN will be available in both print and eBook formats from Premier Digital Publishing. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Premier Digital Publishing has announced the upcoming publication of the non-fiction title WITHIN: A Spiritual Awakening to Love & Weight Loss by renowned healer, physician and researcher, Dr. Habib Sadeghi with a foreword by Gwyneth Paltrow. WITHIN will be available in print (ISBN 978-1624671807, $18.99) and eBook (ISBN 978-1-62467-179-1,...

2013-11-12 09:15:23

Graduate Medical Education (GME) has fallen short in training physicians to meet changes in the U.S. population and health care delivery systems. But a new proposed funding mechanism coupled to a competitive peer-review process may be the best way to reform the process, according to an analysis and commentary in the November issue of Health Affairs. Dr. David Goodman, professor at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice, and Dr. Russell G. Robertson, dean of the...

2013-11-01 23:22:40

Embedding culture into the classroom is an essential part of the education that students experience in the foreign language program and throughout the general curriculum at Andrews Osborne Academy (AOA). With a focus on understanding global perspectives and communities, as part of AOA’s mission, students explore the practices and products that shape how societies think and see the world. Willoughby, OH (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Embedding culture into the classroom is an essential part...

2013-10-31 23:31:27

Dr. David Jones is one of only a few OB/GYN Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine in Ohio who provides OMT to pregnant women. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Women’s health specialist, Dr. David Jones will join Northeast Obstetricians and Gynecologists in Columbus, Ohio to provide women with Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), which treats both pregnancy-related and general symptoms including, but not limited to back pain, rib pain, headaches and sciatica through gentle stretching...

2013-10-23 23:30:38

Spaceship shooter game app Scrub Wars® helps medical students study for the USMLE and COMLEX board exams. Jackson, WY (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Medical students can now master their board and course exams while they shoot asteroids all in one exciting app. Spaceship shooter game Scrub Wars® helps medical students learn basic science gems and clinical pearls so they can more easily memorize facts for their board vignettes and courses. Not meant to replace traditional study, the...

2013-10-10 16:27:30

CHICAGO, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Starting on playgrounds at an early age, many boys are taught that if they get knocked down, they should dust themselves off and keep playing. While these situations are chances for both genders to learn life lessons about perseverance and commitment, they can be the beginning of a lifelong trend of men avoiding the physician. Ethan B. Kass, DO, an osteopathic psychiatrist, explained to his fellow osteopathic physicians during the American...

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...