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ASCP, CAP, AMP, and ASCO Issue Draft Colorectal Cancer Molecular Marker Testing Guideline and Announce Opening of Public Comment Period

CHICAGO and NORTHFIELD, Ill. and BETHESDA, Md. and ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society for...

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Blythe J. McGarvie with her Distinguished Director Award

The American College of Corporate Directors presented its annual "Distinguished Director Award" at their Director Forum in Ponte Vedra, Florida

 Blythe J. McGarvie was honored by the American College of Corporate Directors and received the annual Distinguished Director Award on March...

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Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center Clinical Geneticist and Laboratory Director Dr. Jerry Feldman Elected President of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG)

Gerald L. (Jerry) Feldman, MD, PhD, FACMG, of Detroit, Mich., is the new president of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG),...

Mar 26, 2015, 12:02 ET
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ACEP Supports Repeal of the SGR: "Congress Must Replace Failure with Success"

 The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) urges passage of the legislation just introduced to replace the Medicare Sustainable...

Mar 26, 2015, 06:00 ET

Jeff Bridges and the Abiders to Perform at American Indian College Fund's 25th Anniversary Gala in Los Angeles

The American Indian College Fund (the College Fund) has signed Jeff Bridges & the Abiders to perform live at its 25th Anniversary Gala, to be...

Mar 20, 2015, 12:46 ET
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Bruce Stone of Florida becomes 2015-2016 President of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC)

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC), the leading trust and estate organization of peer-elected trust and estate lawyers, has...

Mar 16, 2015, 18:30 ET
Kim Allan Williams, M.D. FACC elected President of the American College of Cardiology

American College of Cardiology Elects Dr. Kim Allan Williams President

The American College of Cardiology today elected Kim Allan Williams, M.D. FACC as president for the upcoming year at its 64th Annual Scientific...

Mar 12, 2015, 09:38 ET
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The ACA May Reduce ER Visits (Slightly) but Doesn't Affect Hospitalizations

 Two patient groups created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – Medicare patients enrolled in federally designated patient-centered...

Mar 10, 2015, 06:00 ET
Waylon Ballew (Lummi Reservation/Northern Cheyenne), scholarship recipient with the American Indian College Fund, through the support of AT&T.

AT&T Grows Next Generation of Native American Leaders Through 22-Year Partnership with American Indian College Fund

Waylon Ballew (Lummi Tribe of the Lummi Reservation/Northern Cheyenne) believes tradition is an important part of higher education. In order for...

Mar 09, 2015, 10:00 ET
Kimberly Jewett, a two-time breast cancer survivor, offers advice on how to understand your pathology report and engage with your pathologist.

Knowledge Is Power. Understand Your Pathology Report To Make Informed Health Decisions

When Kimberly Jewett, a young mother of two, received a breast cancer diagnosis of "ER-PgR positive, HER2-negative," it seemed like a foreign...

Mar 09, 2015, 06:00 ET
William Mendoza, Executive Director of White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, to speak to American Indian College Fund convening on Early Childhood Education in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

National Policy and Education Experts to Speak at American Indian College Fund's Convening on Native Family Engagement in Early Childhood Education

William (Bill) Mendoza, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, Oglala-Sicangu Lakota, and...

Mar 05, 2015, 15:00 ET

ACMG Issues New Joint Guidelines for Determining Disease-Causing Potential of DNA Sequence Variations in Genetics in Medicine

In an effort to standardize interpretation and reporting of genomic test results, the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG),...

Mar 04, 2015, 10:35 ET
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Go To Bed! Doctor's Orders

Your lack of sleep not only is affecting your health, but also the health and safety of those around you.  Daylight savings time doesn't make...

Feb 24, 2015, 09:14 ET
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Emergency Physicians Call for Action to Prevent Firearms Injuries

 Leaders from eight professional health organizations, including the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), and the American...

Feb 19, 2015, 09:00 ET

Foot Care During Childhood Requires Specialized Consideration, Approach

 The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) calls for a renewed effort in diagnosing and treating pediatric foot conditions....

Feb 19, 2015, 09:00 ET

Advances in Bunion Surgery Lead to Faster, Less Painful Recovery

More than one in five adult Americans currently suffer from bunions, and upwards of two-thirds will develop a bunion in their lifetime. For those...

Feb 18, 2015, 09:00 ET

For Diabetics, Treatment with Stem Cells May Avert Amputation

 According to data presented at the 73rd Annual Scientific Conference of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS), advances in...

Feb 10, 2015, 16:05 ET
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Congressional Leaders Focus on Improving Patient Care and Reducing Costs through Federal Medical Liability Reform

 Medical liability reform for physicians who practice in emergency departments is essential to improving the delivery of patient care, saving...

Feb 05, 2015, 20:30 ET

Expanded Carrier Screening in Reproductive Medicine: New Joint Statement is Released in ACOG's Obstetrics & Gynecology

 Carrier screening for inherited genetic disorders is an important part of preconception and prenatal care for the nearly 4 million women who...

Feb 05, 2015, 18:03 ET

Medicare CT Lung Cancer Screening Coverage A Victory for Patients

Medicare's final decision to cover  computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screening gives seniors at high-risk for the disease access to care...