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Aug 31, 2015, 10:30 ET

9 Top Researchers Cited by Medicare Say That Proposed Cutback on Amputee Care "Not at All" Based on Science

Nine leading U.S. researchers have sent a joint letter to the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) Department stating that they are "extremely...

Aug 19, 2015, 11:51 ET
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ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine Announces Four New Directors: Arthur L Beaudet, MD; Laurel Estabrooks, PhD; Laura Furmanski, PhD; and Anthony Gregg, MD

The ACMG Foundation for Genetic and Genomic Medicine (www.acmgfoundation.org) recently announced that four new directors have been elected to join...

Aug 17, 2015, 09:00 ET

Foot and Ankle Surgeons Offer Safety Tips for Hikers

In the United States, more than 38 million people annually go hiking and the popular recreational activity has recently seen increased interest in...

Aug 14, 2015, 10:27 ET

Back-to-School Shoe Shopping Tips

 Parents, before you head to the store to buy your kids shoes, follow these helpful guidelines from the American College of Foot and Ankle...

Aug 13, 2015, 16:23 ET

Building Pathways for Community College Students

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is launching a major project focused on helping community colleges design and implement...

Aug 12, 2015, 15:08 ET
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Terrorism Readiness and Active Shooter Situations Topics for Discussion at Emergency Physicians Conference in Boston

More than 7,500 emergency physicians from across the country will be in Boston for the ACEP 2015 Scientific Assembly at the Boston Convention &...

Aug 10, 2015, 11:53 ET

Seymour Sternberg And Stephen Tarr Inducted To Alumni Hall Of Fame

The American College of Financial Services will induct Seymour, "Sy," Sternberg, CLU®(New York, NY) and Stephen D. Tarr, MSM, CLU®,...

Aug 10, 2015, 11:50 ET

Sallie B. and William B. Wallace, CLU®, ChFC® Receive 2015 President's Award

Sallie B. and William B. Wallace, CLU®, ChFC®, CAP® (Bethesda, MD) received the 2015 President's Award from The American College of...

Aug 10, 2015, 11:26 ET

Eileen C. McDonnell Named The 2015 Huebner Gold Medal Recipient

Eileen C. McDonnell, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, (Horsham, PA) has been named The...

Aug 10, 2015, 11:11 ET
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Homework for Parents -- Your Child's Back-To-School Health Checklist

Summer fun is almost over for millions American students.  It's time to put away the swimsuits, dust off the book bags and head back to school...

Aug 06, 2015, 14:27 ET
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Urban ERs See High Rates of Hepatitis C Infection

 An urban emergency department that set up a hepatitis C testing protocol saw high rates of infection among intravenous drug users and Baby...

Aug 05, 2015, 10:09 ET
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Medicaid Dental Coverage Does Not Prevent ER Visits

More than 2 percent of all emergency room visits are now related to non-traumatic dental conditions, despite the expansion of dental coverage under...

Aug 03, 2015, 10:00 ET

The American College Announces Dr. Ajamu Loving as Director of Academic Partnerships and Assistant Professor of Financial Planning

The American College of Financial Services today announced the appointment of Dr. Ajamu ("AJ") Loving as the Director of Academic Partnerships and...

Aug 03, 2015, 04:11 ET
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Many Seniors Overestimate Their Mobility

Many seniors who visit emergency departments require more assistance with physical tasks than they think they do, which may lead to hospital...

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...