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May 20, 2015, 10:00 ET

The American College of Corporate Directors, a public company director education organization, to confer 22 Professional Director Certifications

 The American College of Corporate Directors, a member based public company director continuing education and credentialing organization, will...

May 18, 2015, 10:44 ET
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Childproofing Your House Prevents Injury, Saves Lives

Any new parent quickly learns that a toddler is into everything.  It only takes a quick second for that child to get out of your sight and...

May 13, 2015, 14:00 ET
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CAP and ADASP Offer New Guideline to Improve Laboratory Testing

Today, the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Association of Directors of Anatomic and Surgical Pathology (ADASP) announced the joint...

May 13, 2015, 11:22 ET

Free Online Portal Helps Minnesota Providers Improve Medical Imaging Care and Reduce Costs

Minnesota health care providers can now access a free online tool to help ensure patients get the right imaging exam for their condition, reduce...

May 12, 2015, 10:00 ET

The American College of Phlebology Debuts Free Online Vein Assessment Tool

Approximately 25 million people are affected with venous disease in the United States. The American College of Phlebology (ACP) has released a...

May 12, 2015, 08:00 ET

American College of Gastroenterology Announces New Co-Editors-in-Chief of Red Journal

 The American College of Gastroenterology today announced that two nationally recognized gastroenterologists will take the helm of The American...

May 11, 2015, 09:30 ET

Tackling America's Retirement Crisis Head-On: Retirement Income Certified Professional Becomes The American College's Top Designation Program

With approximately 10,000 Americans reaching the age of 65 every day for the next 16 years and in need of a secure retirement plan, the Retirement...

May 04, 2015, 09:15 ET
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ER Visits Continue to Rise Since Implementation of Affordable Care Act

Three-quarters of emergency physicians report that emergency visits are going up, according to a new poll.  This represents a significant...

Apr 30, 2015, 14:00 ET

American College of Physicians publishes second edition of The Fenway Guide to LGBT Health

The American College of Physicians (ACP) today released the second edition of The Fenway Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health...

Apr 29, 2015, 09:00 ET

Walkathons Present Foot Health Challenges for Sedentary Adults

 With warmer weather on the way and the push for participation in awareness walks in full-swing, the American College of Foot and Ankle...

Apr 23, 2015, 07:00 ET

Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts to Perform at American Indian College Fund's 25th Anniversary Chicago Gala

 The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) has signed Jim Belushi and The Sacred Hearts to perform live at its 25th Anniversary Gala,...

Apr 21, 2015, 06:00 ET

Seven Innovative Community Colleges Named Awards Of Excellence Winners

 The nation's community colleges are making great strides to increase completion rates. Seven community colleges were honored for their work...

Apr 20, 2015, 19:40 ET

ACR and SBI: Draft USPSTF Breast Cancer Screening Recommendations Would Cost Thousands of Lives and Could Eliminate Mammography Insurance Coverage for Millions of Women

 Adoption of draft United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) breast cancer screening recommendations would result in thousands of...

Apr 17, 2015, 11:09 ET
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Making The Most Of Your Pathology Report: Four Tips For Women Diagnosed With Breast Cancer

For any woman, a diagnosis of breast cancer can be frightening. But as Rita Wilson's recent experience shows, engaging with the keystone of the...

Apr 17, 2015, 05:00 ET

Focus Is On The Next Big Things At 95th Annual AACC Convention

More than 2,000 community college presidents and other senior leaders will attend the 95th Annual Convention of the American Association of...

Apr 17, 2015, 05:00 ET

Vincent Tinto To Receive Harry S. Truman Award From AACC

The continuous work of community colleges to increase student success rates has been shaped by the research and recommendations of Vincent Tinto,...

Apr 17, 2015, 05:00 ET

Two Community College Legends Recognized For Contributions To Higher Education

The future of community colleges is dependent on the foundation set by the leaders of yesterday and today. Through their innovative leadership,...

Apr 16, 2015, 10:00 ET

Continuing Education for Public Company Directors from The American College of Corporate Directors

Founded in Boston in 2004, The American College of Corporate Directors, formerly the Corporate Directors Group, is a member based, continuing...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:12 ET
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ACEP Applauds Passage of Historic Medicare "Doc Fix"

 The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) today applauded passage of legislation in the Senate to permanently replace the flawed...

Apr 13, 2015, 11:05 ET

Emergency Departments Improve Readiness to Care for Children

Pediatric emergency care coordinators in the nation's emergency departments are strongly linked with improved readiness to care for children,...