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Feb 11, 2016, 10:00 ET

For Patients Suffering Flatfoot: Don't Wait To Seek Help

 Early diagnosis and treatment for adults suffering from a painful fallen foot arch, or adult-acquired flatfoot, is key to increase improved...

Feb 10, 2016, 10:00 ET

Regenerative Medicine: Evidence Suggests Human Body Best Resource for Healing

 The human body may be its own best ally when it comes to the treatment of injuries, ulcers and deformities, especially when it concerns...

Feb 02, 2016, 10:00 ET
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Protect Your Heart on Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is usually filled with love, friendship and romance for millions of Americans. The nation's emergency physicians say the best way...

Feb 02, 2016, 09:00 ET

Leading National Genetics Foundation to Present Adapted Bikes to Tampa Area Children with Genetic Conditions at Heartwarming "Day of Caring"

The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine and genetics professionals from around the world will be on hand to present bicycles to 17...

Feb 02, 2016, 07:00 ET
The American Indian College Fund unveiled its new tagline "Education is the Answer" as part of its new PSA campaign.

American Indian College Fund Debuts Campaign to Increase American Indian College Students

 At the center of the American Indian College Fund's new campaign is a staggering statistic—less than 1 percent of college students are...

Feb 01, 2016, 06:49 ET
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The American College Names Renowned Financial Planning Expert, Dr. Michael Finke, As Dean And Chief Academic Officer

 Dr. Michael Finke, a nationally renowned educator and researcher in the financial advising profession, has been named Dean and Chief Academic...

Feb 01, 2016, 04:11 ET
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Texas Two Step Aims to Set World Record for CPR Training February 6, 2016 in Texas

A coalition of emergency physicians and health groups in Texas is hosting the "Texas Two Step: How to Save a Life" event on February 6, 2016 at 43...

Jan 19, 2016, 10:36 ET

Young People After Obamacare: Some ER Visits Down, Others Way Up

While emergency department visits for young adults ages 19 to 25 decreased slightly overall following the implementation of the Affordable Care Act...

Jan 19, 2016, 09:01 ET

American College of Preventive Medicine Announces Speaker Lineup for 2016 Community Health Symposium

 The American College of Preventive Medicine, the leading U.S.-based physician organization focused on practice, research, publication and...

Jan 15, 2016, 11:00 ET
Austin Marathon Runners: Fit Feet Finish Faster - Foot & Ankle Surgeons Offer Tips to Prevent Injuries.

Runners: Fit Feet Finish Faster

Both marathon runners and casual joggers can improve their performance by keeping their feet in top condition and taking steps to control foot...

Jan 14, 2016, 16:17 ET
Steve Herzog (from left), Assistant Vice President, Academic Technology & Support, The American College of Financial Services; Ted Digges, Executive Director of The American College Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs; and Alida Moose, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company help celebrate a major milestone Thursday at The American College. The College has now awarded $1 million in total scholarships to military veterans.

The American College Of Financial Services Reaches $1M Scholarship Milestone

The American College Penn Mutual Center for Veterans Affairs announced today that it has reached a major milestone, surpassing the $1 million...

Jan 13, 2016, 12:58 ET

Emergency Meds Act Would Fix Gap in EMS Law that Could Harm Patients

Pending federal regulations threaten a longstanding practice that has allowed Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel to administer controlled...

Jan 12, 2016, 15:14 ET

ACC, SCPC Merger to Improve CV Accreditation, Quality Improvement Services

 The American College of Cardiology and the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care have completed a merger that will support SCPC's current...

Jan 05, 2016, 07:00 ET

American Indian College Fund San Diego Event to Help Increase American Indian College Graduates

 Less than 13% of American Indian students have earned a college degree—half of the national average. Learn how to change that. The...

Dec 29, 2015, 10:00 ET
Don't let foot injuries keep you from your fitness resolutions - follow these tips from the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.

Keep Your Feet Safe at the Gym in the New Year

In the New Year, don't forget to keep your feet in tip-top shape while following through with your resolutions to get fit. The American College of...

Dec 23, 2015, 06:52 ET

Jamie Hopkins Named Co-Director of The American College New York Life Center for Retirement Income

Jamie Hopkins, considered one of the leading retirement income planning experts in the United States, has been named co-director of The American...

Dec 17, 2015, 17:03 ET

Expansion of Genomic Tests Prompts Revised ACMG Statement on Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing

 The rapid development of genomic tests offered directly to consumers without the guidance of a knowledgeable medical professional has prompted...

Dec 17, 2015, 10:00 ET

Five Tips for Healthy Holiday Feet

Don't let sore, achy feet ruin your holiday season. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) offers five tips to healthy holiday...

Dec 15, 2015, 12:56 ET
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Survey: 8 in 10 ER Docs Say Mental Health System Is Not Working for Patients

More than 80 percent of emergency physicians say the mental health care systems in their regions are not working for patients, according to a new...

Dec 15, 2015, 06:45 ET

American College Professor To Speak At Major Financial Planning Conference

 Adam Beck, Director of the Center for Special Needs at The American College of Financial Services and Assistant Professor of Health Insurance,...