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Jul 31, 2015, 09:15 ET
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Countries Unite for World Lung Cancer Day -- August 1, 2015

 In recognition of World Lung Cancer Day on August 1, American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST), alongside members of the Forum of...

Jul 30, 2015, 11:40 ET

ACMG's Genetics in Medicine Journal Receives Record High Impact Factor of 7.329 for 2014: GIM Now in Top 4% of Indexed Journals

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) announced that the Thomson Reuters Impact Factor Journal Citation Reports has just...

Jul 29, 2015, 15:22 ET
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ER Docs: Minnesota State Report Promotes Inaccurate Views about Emergency Patients

 The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and Minnesota ACEP today jointly took issue with a new report being promoted by the...

Jul 22, 2015, 13:29 ET

Surgeon Ratings Need to be a Shared Responsibility

The American College of Surgeons strongly believes that patients and their families deserve to have meaningful information available to assist them...

Jul 22, 2015, 10:52 ET

Boehringer Ingelheim to sponsor American College of Cardiology-Led Diabetes Collaborative Registry

The American College of Cardiology has announced that Boehringer Ingelheim is the newest industry sponsor of The Diabetes Collaborative Registry,...

Jul 20, 2015, 08:26 ET

The American College Congratulates General Ralph E. "Ed" Eberhart, USAF (Ret.), Recipient of the 2015 Soldier-Citizen Award

The American College of Financial Services, the nation's largest non-profit educational institution devoted to financial services, recently...

Jul 15, 2015, 16:08 ET

La Perdida Permanente de la Visión Puede Suceder en un Parpadeo

WASHINGTON, 15 de julio de 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Más de dos millones de personas visitan los departamentos de...

Jul 15, 2015, 14:08 ET

ACMG Provides Recommendations on Genetic Testing Through the Choosing Wisely® Campaign

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has released a list of five things patients and providers should discuss regarding...

Jul 14, 2015, 10:57 ET

Permanent Vision Loss Can Happen In the Blink of An Eye

More than two million people visit the nation's emergency departments each year because of eye injuries or eye infections.  Some of these...

Jun 30, 2015, 12:50 ET

More than 7,000 Service Animals Receive Free, Sight-Saving Eye Exams at 8th Annual ACVO®/Stokes Pharmacy National Service Animal Eye Exam Event

 Service Animals including guide, disability assistance, detection, military, search and rescue, and registered therapy animals, selflessly...

Jun 26, 2015, 10:25 ET

ACEP Issues Statement Following Supreme Court Verdict

The decision today by the Supreme Court will prevent millions of people from losing their health insurance, but does not stem the rising tide of...

Jun 25, 2015, 10:12 ET
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Field Sports Injuries on the Rise for Children

Summertime brings longer days and, for many children, lots of outdoor activity. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) reminds...

Jun 16, 2015, 10:00 ET

Twenty nine public company directors earn Professional Director Certifications from The American College of Corporate Directors

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

Jun 08, 2015, 13:00 ET
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Biomarker Advances in Gastroenterology Highlighted, New Data Unveiled in Special Issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology

 Biomarker advances in gastroenterology are highlighted in a special June issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology, which also...

Jun 08, 2015, 11:00 ET

Surgeons Improve Colorectal Surgical Care by Changing Organizational Culture

 Patients undergoing colon and rectal operations who participated in an innovative quality improvement (QI) program to speed their recovery and...

May 28, 2015, 08:00 ET

American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) Announces New Online "Genetics Academy" for Genetic and Genomic Education

The American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) has unveiled its new ACMG Genetics Academy for Genetic and Genomic Education at...

May 27, 2015, 13:21 ET
Caption: CAP Learning staff members were recognized by ATD staff and accepted the award and citation on behalf of CAP Learning. Pictured left to right: Tony Bingham, ATD President and CEO; Susan Fore, CAP Learning; Mary Doherty, CAP Learning; Sue Plath, CAP Learning; Charles Fred, 2015 ATD Board Chair; Addie Brooks, CAP Learning; Pamela Bernard, CAP Learning; and Rob Green, 2015 ATD Board Chair-Elect.

ATD Selects College of American Pathologists for Excellence in Practice Recognition

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) was recognized by the Association for Talent Development (ATD), formerly ASTD, with an Excellence in...

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...