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Dec 16, 2008, 09:00 ET

Surgeons Predict Foot Pain Will Increase in January

You've signed up for the gym membership. You've bought new workout clothes and shoes. You've made a promise to yourself to stick to your New Year's...

Dec 04, 2008, 16:09 ET

American College of Surgeons Issues New Health Care Reform Agenda, Emphasizes Need to Address Access, Surgical Workforce Shortage

Survey of Americans Finds Vast Majority Agree the Shortage Must Be Addressed As President-elect Barack Obama and the incoming 111th Congress...

Dec 03, 2008, 17:46 ET

American College of Surgeons Comments on Institute of Medicine Report on Resident Duty Hours

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today recognized the Institute of Medicine (IOM) for its committee report on resident duty hours that was...

Nov 18, 2008, 08:00 ET

Prevent a Common Childhood Foot Problem

Parents can help prevent a common and painful foot problem in children by following a few simple tips, according to the American College of Foot...

Sep 03, 2008, 01:00 ET

6 Tips to Protect Kids in Fall Sports

CHICAGO, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If your children are playing sports this fall, pay attention to six tips that could protect them...

Jul 29, 2008, 01:00 ET

Boomers Not Backing Down From Foot and Ankle Arthritis

CHICAGO, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- They danced to the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and disco. They worked out with Jane Fonda and made...

May 15, 2008, 01:00 ET

Going barefoot? Beware!

CHICAGO, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans will go barefoot this summer, and thousands will suffer injuries such as cuts...

May 09, 2008, 01:00 ET

American College of Surgeons Breaks Ground on New Office Building on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON, May 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons (ACS) today broke ground for a new home for its Washington, D.C.,...

Mar 24, 2008, 01:00 ET

Spring Ankle Sprain Prevention Tips

CHICAGO, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- March Madness awakens many amateur Michael Jordans from their winter hibernation, as milder weather...

Feb 20, 2008, 00:00 ET

Achilles Tendon Surgery Advances Speed Recovery

LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many Achilles tendon surgery patients are getting back on their feet faster, thanks to...

Feb 20, 2008, 00:00 ET

Surgeons Rethink Approach to Minimal Incision Foot and Ankle Surgery

LONG BEACH, Calif., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many patients who undergo foot and ankle surgery are recovering faster and with smaller...

Feb 08, 2008, 00:00 ET

Independent Voters Remain Worried about Health Care

CHICAGO, Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concern about health care continues to hold strong among independent voters, even as the issue has...

Jan 29, 2008, 00:00 ET

Survey Says: Patients Prep Harder for Vacation than for an Operation

CHICAGO, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In today's information-rich environment, American consumers are stepping onto new car lots and into...

Jan 08, 2008, 00:00 ET

Five Foot Problems Men Should Never Ignore

CHICAGO, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Feet are the Rodney Dangerfield of body parts; they don't get no respect. That's especially...

Nov 13, 2007, 00:00 ET

American College of Surgeons Comments on JAMA Article on Surgeon Shortage

CHICAGO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The American College of Surgeons added its voice to a commentary on the surgeon shortage published in the...

Oct 23, 2007, 01:00 ET

Rare Diabetes Foot Complication Becoming More Common

CHICAGO, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons: At first,...

Oct 09, 2007, 01:00 ET

Surgeons Develop Innovative Life-Saving Treatments to Correct Massive Bleeding in Trauma Patients

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgeons are testing new ways of treating the number-one cause of death from trauma in this...

Oct 08, 2007, 01:00 ET

Surgeons Find That Laparoscopic Banding Procedure Helps Overweight Adolescents Lose Weight and Improve Health

NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the number of overweight children in the United States approaches epidemic proportions, one...

Oct 03, 2007, 01:00 ET

A Nation Divided Over Health Care? Not So Fast

CHICAGO, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Americans may be sharply divided in their views on many aspects of health care in the United States,...

Oct 03, 2007, 01:00 ET

Ouch! Young Soccer Players Sidelined By Painful Toes

CHICAGO, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This is a bad time of year to be a juvenile toenail. Suffolk, Va. foot and ankle surgeon Matthew...