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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,...

2014-07-21 16:26:06

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a September 2013 survey released by Makovsky Health and Kelton, the average American spends about 52 hours each year on the Internet looking up health information. While medical websites with symptom-checker tools-- such as WebMD, Isabel Symptom Checker and EverydayHealth-- can provide valuable health information to patients, they should not be used as a replacement for a visit to the physician. Members of the American...

2014-07-21 16:26:02

CHICAGO, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Companies that supply Durable Medical Equipment, like diabetic testing supplies and braces, often contact consumers directly about purchasing such supplies even if a physician has not authorized such use. The American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates voted to support efforts to eliminate unsolicited requests from companies that supply Durable Medical Equipment unless such equipment has been prescribed and discussed between...

2014-07-19 20:20:42

CHICAGO, July 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Throughout his four decade career in osteopathic medicine, Robert S. Juhasz, DO, an AOA board-certified internist, has always strived for professional growth, working his way up from an after school job as a dishwasher to president of what is now Cleveland Clinic's South Pointe Hospital in Warrensville Heights, Ohio. Today, Dr. Juhasz takes his drive for excellence to the next level as he begins serving as the 118(th) president of the...

2014-06-30 23:04:45

Healthpointe is treating patients with a combination of western medicine and a holistic approach to patients’ well-being. La Mirada, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Healthpointe is now providing holistic medicine for patients who seek a natural alternative to traditional healthcare. According to the American Holistic Medicine Association, holistic medicine is “the art and science of healing that addresses care of the whole person – body, mind, and spirit.” Healthpointe exemplifies...

2014-06-29 23:00:30

Chiropractors, osteopaths and physiotherapists are becoming increasingly aware of the need to include rehabilitation protocols into their treatments, and to monitor the effectiveness of it with outcome measures. The new rehabilitation software provides by erepsonline answers that challenge. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Practitioners of physical therapies are becoming increasingly aware of the need to include rehabilitation protocols into their treatments. The evidence is...

2014-06-26 23:16:41

Hands-On Care Physical Therapy of New York reports special event featuring well-known fellowship-trained hand surgeon Michael L. Mangonon, DO was great success. Astoria, New York (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Hand and wrist pain are common ailments for people in all walks of life, from athletes to those working eight hours per day at a desk job. Repetitive motion can damage your wrist. Everyday activities like typing, racquet sports or sewing can cause pain. People are looking for a way to...

2014-06-26 23:00:20

Australian Registration Boards have clarified their social media and online review guidelines which will make it easier to avoid prosecution. Clear Health Media welcomes this development for chiropractors, osteopaths and physiotherapists. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 Chiropractors, osteopaths and physiotherapists in Australia will be glad to hear that their Registration Boards have clarified their social media and online review guidelines. Online reviews are something...

2014-06-13 16:23:22

CORNELIUS, N.C., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A nationally renowned cardiologist with over three decades of experience, Dr. Haggman is proud to announce the opening of BelleJuve Med Spa, where he is utilizing the latest technologies to deliver astonishing results in skin rejuvenation. He has undergone extensive training with several of the nation's preeminent professionals in health and beauty rejuvenation to deliver high quality, long lasting results. With his new role at...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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