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2012-12-09 05:02:08

The Mount Carmel Clinic Provides a Wide Range of Services for Patients Including Flu Vaccines, Preventative Medicine and Well Checks Trinidad, CO (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 Front Range Primary Care partners with Mount Carmel Health and Wellness, a group of state-of-the-art medical health care clinics that are found throughout the Denver, Colorado metropolitan area, has just announced extended hours for its newest Mount Carmel Health and Wellness partnered location. The family doctors who...

2012-11-19 12:27:20

CHICAGO, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the calendar fills up over the next few weeks spending quality time at family gatherings, children might be inclined to spend the rest of their time off from school watching cartoons or playing video games. This holiday season parents can encourage more productive screen time with the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) new online Mini Medical School. The AOA's Mini Medical School, which is compatible with tablet devices, can be...

2012-11-16 16:23:51

SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAPC (www.aapc.com), the leader in credentialing the business side of medicine, has analyzed students' certification exam pass rates based on where they received their training. According to the 2012 data, students of AAPC's online medical coding courses (http://www.aapc.com/training/) are more likely to pass the exam than those receiving training outside of AAPC. "We have found that 82% of the students who complete our online CPC(®) course...

2012-10-24 11:26:13

CHICAGO, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) have entered into an agreement to pursue a single, unified accreditation system for graduate medical education programs in the United States beginning in July 2015. Over the coming months, the three organizations will work toward defining a process, format and...

2012-10-16 11:26:06

CHICAGO, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week a man reportedly interrupted a Tennessee church service, clutching a hammer and saying he was high on bath salts. Although he did not hurt anyone, the incident is reminiscent of the grisly attack in Miami earlier this year when a man falsely rumored to be high on bath salts bit and tore the flesh off of another man's face. Together, these incidents highlight the confusion that surrounds a new category of mood- and behavior-altering...

2012-10-12 15:20:54

CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even before shows like "Dance Moms" and "America's Got Talent" entertained viewers, generations of young boys and girls have grown up with dreams of stardom in dance, theatre or music, but those who follow their dreams know that it takes years of mental and physical discipline and, as one osteopathic physician (DO) points out, it also strains their developing bodies. During the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) OMED 2012, the Osteopathic...

2012-10-12 11:24:23

CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being comfortable during pregnancy can be challenging, especially since some medications could have an effect on an unborn child. But there is hope to manage the aches and pains of pregnancy. Robert J. Seiler, DO, discussed how pregnant women can find pain relief without medications during the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) OMED 2012, the Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition in San Diego. "Management of pain during...

2012-10-10 15:23:21

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most children and adults lie at some point, excessive lying could potentially lead to trust issues, explains Lalith K. Misra, DO, who discussed concepts, models and treatments of lying in children during the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) OMED 2012, the Osteopathic Medical Conference & Exposition in San Diego. The types of lies and the purpose of lies tend to change as children age. Fear of punishment and...

2012-10-09 11:24:50

American Osteopathic Association Survey Shows That Only Half of Respondents Who Thought They or Their Kids Had a Concussion Sought Out Medical Treatment SAN DIEGO, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Evidence of the long-term effects of head injuries to athletes has prompted the NFL to partner with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to educate the public of the dangers of concussions through the Heads Up: Concussion in Youth Sports campaign. However, the...

2012-10-01 23:00:10

SG will share DO Expertise with delegates in Denver Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 01, 2012 Schumacher Group, one of the nation´s fastest growing emergency medicine management companies, will be hosting a variety of events, sponsorships and speakers at the 2012 ACOEP Scientific Assembly in Denver, Oct. 14-17, 2012. This year´s event, which follows the ACEP Scientific Assembly the previous week, is focused on the organization´s 2012 theme of “Emerge” — conveying...