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2014-10-14 23:00:57

For the first time, four doctors of osteopathic medicine will serve on the ACGME Board of Directors, including a Western University of Health Sciences professor. Pomona, California (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Another milestone has been reached as the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), and the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) work toward a single accreditation system for graduate medical...

2014-09-09 23:13:35

Hands-On Seminars Offers One-Of-A Kind Seminar on Spinal Thrust Manipulation to Physical Therapists in Woodstock, NY on October 18-19, 2014 Astoria, New York (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Back pain is one of the most common reasons patients seek out the help of a physical therapist. This pain can be brought about by injury, illness, disease or other condition causing a misalignment of the spine. It can be chronic, never letting up or diminishing. It can be a dull ache or a sharp pain....

2014-08-28 23:13:53

A pioneering solution, this website is not just another doctor search tool but embraces traditional person-to-person interaction putting an end to long confusing searches for spine care. New York, New York (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 An unprecedented service that finds local medical providers for patients with back and neck issues, Cloud 9 Spine offers their resources online and in person. Pain and other symptoms from spine problems can quickly become a brick wall of discouragement as...

2014-08-20 23:13:34

The new research is not chiropractic research, but comes from the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. After their research was completed, these groups issued a statement that twists their own research findings to make it sound damaging to chiropractic by omitting key pieces of information, and claiming they miscalculated some of the statistics which skewed their numbers. Wood River, Il (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 For decades it has been a common statement of the...

2014-08-18 23:00:29

National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®) leadership and advisers consider current research needs of the graduate medical education (GME) community. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Earlier this month, the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) hosted a meeting of its new Research Advisory Committee to consider ways in which to grow NRMP’s research agenda and address the needs of Match participants and stakeholders. The ten-member Committee includes individuals...

2014-08-14 12:27:54

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug.14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) announces the appointment of Jingsong Zhou, Ph.D., as a research investigator and professor of physiology in the College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Zhou is an internationally renowned researcher and an important addition to KCUMB's growing research efforts. KCUMB recently made a strategic shift to focus on advancing the scientific exploration of biomedical and...

2014-08-10 16:20:50

162 aspiring physicians receive white coats during ceremony INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Marian University's College of Osteopathic Medicine (MU-COM) welcomed 162 new students during a "White Coat Ceremony" this afternoon at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in downtown Indianapolis. The students comprise MU-COM's second class; the state's first medical school in 110 years opened its doors in August 2013. The White Coat Ceremony is a celebration held by more than 100 medical...

2014-08-02 23:00:11

The College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest held its fourth Convocation and White Coat Ceremony August 2, 2014. Lebanon, Oregon (PRWEB) August 02, 2014 Tomorrow’s osteopathic physicians will encounter a host of distractions on their journey to improving health care, but must stay focused so that they become the health care leaders their communities expect and need. That was the message on Saturday, August 2, 2014, from Oregon State Rep. Sherrie Sprenger as she gave...

2014-07-22 16:27:34

CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy recognizing that same-sex households need to have access to health insurance and health care, and supporting measures to eliminate discriminatory coverage. A study in Pediatrics found that children with same-sex parents are less likely to have private health insurance than children with married opposite-sex parents, particularly if they live in states that do...

2014-07-21 16:26:09

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Being hospitalized for a medical procedure can be a stressful event but for many patients the financial burden of unexpected costs associated with care can add undue stress. To better educate patients, the American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates approved a policy advocating hospitals and other sites of medical services to provide patients in advance of scheduled procedures an estimate of all costs involved in their care,...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.