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Oct 22, 2014, 11:06 ET
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Latest Emergency Medicine Research Highlights The Evolving Emergency Medical Care Landscape

Leading researchers in emergency medicine will present more than 400 studies during ACEP14-Scientific Assembly, the annual meeting of the American...

Oct 20, 2014, 11:33 ET
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Emergency Physicians Need More Resources to Manage Ebola

The arrival of the Ebola virus in the United States has prompted the nation's emergency physicians to urge policymakers to provide more resources...

Oct 20, 2014, 11:03 ET

Media Alert: Planning Your Estate in Any Circumstance

National Estate Planning Awareness Week, October 20-26, is a national effort to help consumers understand their options and financial needs in...

Oct 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Dr. Stephen Hanauer Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology

Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG, a recognized international expert on the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, was elected by the membership as...

Oct 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Virtual Press Briefings Feature Renowned GI Experts' Commentary, Real-Word Perspective on Key Science Presented at the American College of Gastroenterology's 79th Annual Meeting

In a series of virtual press briefings, renowned experts in the field of gastroenterology offer commentary and real word perspective on the key...

Oct 20, 2014, 08:00 ET
Oct 16, 2014, 07:00 ET

Comcast and NBCUniversal Donate Over $5 Million in Advertising in Partnership with American Indian College Fund to Raise Awareness about Higher Education Needs in Native American Communities

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund), a national Native education non-profit, today announced that Comcast and NBCUniversal is...

Oct 15, 2014, 14:22 ET
Erika Torres-Hernandez, a tribal college student and Toyota Tribal College Scholarship recipient through the American Indian College Fund, plans to become a math teacher and work on her reservation.

Hope STEMS, Native American Students Blossom

A hardscrabble childhood didn't "harden" Erika Torres-Hernandez, but it did sharpen the Chippewa-Cree tribe member's resolve to achieve her goals...

Oct 09, 2014, 10:05 ET
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Ebola and U.S. Readiness are Topics for Discussion in Chicago

Now that the Ebola virus has crossed America's borders and was identified by a hospital in Dallas, emergency physician experts will be in Chicago...

Oct 09, 2014, 07:00 ET

Ford Motor Company Fund Awards $60,000 to American Indian College Fund

The Ford Motor Company Fund has awarded $50,000 to the American Indian College Fund for Native student scholarships through the Ford Motor Company...

Oct 08, 2014, 11:06 ET
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Prevent Halloween From Becoming A Spooky Nightmare

The risk of a child being hit by a car is roughly four times higher on Halloween than on any other night of the year.  That's when more than...

Sep 29, 2014, 15:56 ET

Call Widens for Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage

More than 60 patient advocacy and medical organizations have joined a coalition headed by the Lung Cancer Alliance, the American College of...

Sep 24, 2014, 15:15 ET

AACC Statement on Release of FY 2011 Federal Student Loan Default Rates

The U.S. Department of Education's release of fiscal year 2011 cohort default rates serves as a stark reminder that community college default rates...

Sep 15, 2014, 11:00 ET

AACC, AASCU, And APLU Announce Post-Collegiate Outcomes Initiative

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), in partnership with the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) and the...

Sep 10, 2014, 12:56 ET

College of American Pathologists Honors Top Five Junior Member Abstract Winners

 The College of American Pathologists (CAP) recognized six CAP junior members for their outstanding scientific posters and original research at...

Sep 10, 2014, 12:30 ET
CAP President Gene N. Herbek, MD, FCAP, congratulates Stanley J. Robboy, MD, FCAP, who was named CAP Pathologist of the Year at the College of American Pathologists' annual meeting on Sept. 7, 2014. (PRNewsFoto/CAP)

Women's Health Pioneering Physician Recognized by the College of American Pathologists as Pathologist of the Year

 Stanley J. Robboy, MD, FCAP, of Durham, North Carolina, was named the 2014 Pathologist of the Year by the College of American Pathologists...

Sep 02, 2014, 12:24 ET
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Discharged Patients Return to the ER Because "Better Safe Than Sorry"

Patients who return to the emergency department within a few days of discharge do so principally because they are anxious about their symptoms and...

Sep 02, 2014, 11:00 ET

Too Much of a Good Thing Can Cause Overuse Injuries in the Foot

 Being physically active has long been applauded as an ingredient for good health—but, according to surgeons at the American College of...

Aug 29, 2014, 15:23 ET

ACS: Sen. Reed Sets Sights on Overdue Trauma System Funding Legislation Following New Trauma Law to Improve Burn Care

After authoring a new law to include burn injuries as part of trauma care, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI), is working on legislation to provide long...

Aug 28, 2014, 14:57 ET

Big Toe Injuries Can Be More Problematic Than You Think

 Big toe, great toe, or the medical term "hallux"—whatever you call that first toe of yours, it's an important digit you don't want to...