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Jun 30, 2009, 13:00 ET

Surgeons Warn: Skateboarding Tough on Feet, Ankles

Board tricks, repeated foot impact can lead to serious injury Children and young adults love the thrill of skateboarding. They learn to master...

Jun 17, 2009, 16:39 ET

American College of Surgeons Supports Bill to Create New Frontline Providers Loan Repayment Program

Agrees with Inclusion of General Surgeons, Otolaryngologists and Ophthalmologists as Eligible Participants The American College of Surgeons...

Mar 24, 2009, 04:05 ET

New Trend Data Shows Access to Surgical Care at Risk in Rural and Urban Areas of the United States

American College of Surgeons Health Policy Institute issues advance findings of study on migration of surgeons The American College of Surgeons...

Mar 24, 2009, 04:00 ET

Surgical Groups Form 'Operation Patient Access: Quality Surgical Care for All' to Call Attention to Escalating Workforce Shortage

Surgical groups, led by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), along with other key health care stakeholders, today announced the formation of...

Feb 27, 2009, 17:46 ET

American College of Surgeons Supports Steps to Shore Up Medicare Payment System In Proposed Federal Budget

Applauds President's Commitment to Health Reform The American College of Surgeons (ACS) supports important steps to address Medicare's broken...

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...