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2013-12-17 16:23:02

CHICAGO, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Technological advances in ankle replacement are ushering in a new world of pain-free movement for people suffering from debilitating ankle arthritis. While once severely restricted in their activity, those who undergo ankle replacement can enjoy a complete turnaround and actively participate in life again. According to the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), innovative design and instrumentation, ankle replacement surgery--also...

2013-12-16 16:23:31

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, in partnership with the American College of Sports Medicine has published ACSM's Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity and Exercise, which explores the latest scientific findings on eliciting the behavior changes needed to truly make and remain committed to a healthy lifestyle. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130925/PH86273LOGO-b ) Written by a team of leading experts led by Dr. Claudio Nigg, the new...

2013-12-12 08:31:45

CHICAGO, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 3rd Annual Meeting of the American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair was convened in Chicago, attended by 280 physicians, nurses, researchers, industry leaders, government representatives, and patients. The two day conference was co-chaired by Dr. William Ennis, Professor of Surgery at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), and Dr. William Li, president of the Angiogenesis Foundation. "This year, the ACWH's...

2013-12-10 16:25:05

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the American College of Surgeons (ACS) issued comments on the bipartisan, bicameral legislative proposal to permanently repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula and reform the Medicare physician payment system. The ACS supports Congress's efforts to fix the flawed Medicare physician payment system by repealing the Sustainable Growth Rate formula. Unfortunately, we oppose the current Senate Finance and House Ways...

2013-12-09 16:26:48

CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Winter is here, with its frigid temperatures, howling winds and snowy, icy conditions. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) reports falls on icy surfaces are a major cause of ankle sprains and fractures and offers these tips to keep you safe this winter season. 1. Wear low-heeled boots or overshoes with good traction. High-heeled boots may be in style, but for walking on snow and ice it's best to forego fashion in...

2013-12-09 12:27:05

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic Marina del Rey announces Dr. Eva Ganz has achieved Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD). Dr. Eva Ganz earned her degree in veterinary medicine from Western University of Health Sciences in 2008. She then completed a one-year rotating internship at Animal Specialty Group in Glendale, CA. Dr. Ganz developed a special interest in dermatology based on personal experience...

2013-12-09 12:27:03

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Dermatology Clinic Pasadena announces Dr. Andrew Rosenberg has achieved Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD). Dr. Andrew Rosenberg earned his doctorate of veterinary medicine from Cornell University in 2009. It was during his studies in veterinary school where he developed a strong interest in dermatology. Prior to accepting a Residency position at Animal Dermatology Clinic in 2010, he...

2013-12-05 08:31:09

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Wound Healing and Tissue Repair (ACWHTR) and the Angiogenesis Foundation jointly released a first-of-its-kind white paper, "Patient-Centered Outcomes in Wound Care," that addresses the outcomes important to patients suffering from chronic and delayed healing wounds--a condition that costs the U.S. healthcare system an estimated $20 billion annually.The white paper is the result of a multi-stakeholder...

2013-12-03 12:26:54

Navigator program brings team approach to meeting patient needs, reducing rehospitalization WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With increased penalties in effect for hospitals with excessive readmissions for heart attack and heart failure, the American College of Cardiology is launching a program that applies a team approach to keeping patients at home and healthy after discharge. The ACC created the Patient Navigator Program to support a team of caregivers at selected...

2013-12-02 12:26:22

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drastic reimbursement cuts for image-guided breast biopsies, and other medical imaging techniques in the 2014 Medicare Fee Schedule Final Rule, may further reduce women's access to mammography and other breast cancer services. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) directly cut imaging reimbursement every year since 2007. This, along with 12 Medicare imaging cuts in the last six years due to legislation, increasingly...


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Journal of the American College of Cardiology
2012-04-29 23:03:49

The Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by Elsevier. It covers all aspects of cardiovascular disease, including original clinical studies, experimental investigations with clear clinical relevance, state-of-the-art papers, viewpoints, and editorials and essays interpreting and commenting on the research presented. According to its website, http://content.onlinejacc.org, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology is the...

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