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Aug 22, 2018, 09:03 ET American Osteopathic Association Opens Membership to All Physicians

In an historic decision, the American Osteopathic Association's House of Delegates amended governing documents to allow their MD counterparts full...


Aug 15, 2018, 11:35 ET AOA Supports Review of Cannabis Classification

The American Osteopathic Association supports a review of the classification of cannabis to facilitate advancement in clinical, public health,...


Jul 27, 2018, 09:55 ET American Osteopathic Association Details Settlement Agreement in Class-Action Lawsuit

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) has agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by four of its members and, after final approval of the settlement, ...


Jul 23, 2018, 13:44 ET American Osteopathic Association Installs William S. Mayo, DO, as 122nd President

William S. Mayo, DO, an ophthalmologist from Oxford, Mississippi was installed Saturday as president of the American Osteopathic Association. Dr....


Jul 16, 2018, 13:56 ET Researchers Identify Model for Reducing Binge Drinking in College Students

Researchers found the secret to getting college students to drink responsibly is convincing them it will quickly improve their health, relationships...


Jul 09, 2018, 11:12 ET Early Intervention Could Prevent Chronic Pain, Which Affects Half of All Adults

Half of Americans (50%) report suffering from chronic pain lasting three months or longer, according to a recent Harris Poll commissioned by the...


Jun 21, 2018, 10:00 ET AOA: Program Teaching Patients Happiness Skills Aims to Improve Participant Health

A pilot program in Philadelphia community health centers is teaching patients to approach happiness as a learned skill, rather than a fleeting...


Jun 12, 2018, 10:30 ET Survey Finds Less than Two-Thirds of Americans (62%) Know a Preventive Vaccine is Available for Shingles

Shingles vaccination is now nearly twice as effective as the previous protocol and available to patients 10 years younger than before, enabling...


May 29, 2018, 10:00 ET Physicians with High Debt More Likely To Work In Medically Underserved Areas

Graduating physicians with the highest levels of student loan debt are increasingly planning to practice in underserved areas, a trend associated...


May 22, 2018, 12:12 ET Hepatitis C Infections Resulting From Medical Treatment Occur Despite Clear Guidelines

In a 10 year span, more than 130,000 patients were notified of medical errors that may have exposed them to blood-borne illness, including Hepatitis...


May 14, 2018, 09:00 ET Survey Finds Patients Want to be Friends with their Physicians on Social Media

A new survey from the American Osteopathic Association finds more than half of millennials (54%) and more than four out of 10 (42%) adults are or...


Apr 30, 2018, 10:00 ET Researchers Say Chronic Dizziness Can Result from, Or Trigger, Psychiatric Disorders

While most cases of chronic dizziness result from a physical disorder, psychiatric issues can be a cause—or a consequence—of chronic dizziness,...


Mar 26, 2018, 11:18 ET High School Summer Program Aims to Build Pipeline of Future Doctors, Particularly Among Under-Represented Minorities, Researchers Say

A week-long summer program significantly improves students' medical knowledge and understanding of medical school, which researchers say could...


Mar 06, 2018, 10:00 ET One in 250 Females Likely to Develop Lupus During Child-Bearing Years

Lindsay Holtkamp was a semi-pro triathlete when she started noticing joint pain in her wrists and hands. But it wasn't until other symptoms appeared, ...


Feb 26, 2018, 10:00 ET Researchers Find Low Magnesium Levels Make Vitamin D Ineffective

There is a caveat to the push for increased Vitamin D: Don't forget magnesium. A review published in The Journal of the American Osteopathic...


Feb 12, 2018, 01:06 ET New Cannabis Products Highly Potent, Pose Mental Health Risks

Schizophrenia and other psychiatric issues may be triggered by marijuana use, according to a research analysis in the Journal of the American...


Jan 11, 2018, 09:00 ET Cervical Lesions Change Fastest in Hispanic Women, Slowest in Black Women--For Better and Worse

Physicians determining treatment options following abnormal Pap smears now have another factor to consider: the patient's race. According to new...


Jan 08, 2018, 09:00 ET 125 Years of Osteopathic Medicine: Number of Osteopathic Medical Students Increases 85 Percent in Ten Years

The American Osteopathic Association reports an 85 percent increase in osteopathic medical students since 2007, bringing the total number of...


Dec 18, 2017, 13:52 ET American Osteopathic Foundation Selects Chief Executive Officer

Rita Forden was named chief executive officer of the American Osteopathic Foundation, the largest nationwide foundation supporting programs and...


Dec 11, 2017, 09:41 ET Research Offers Guidelines to Improve Quality of Care for Patients Who Are Sexual Assault Survivors

Disclosing personal history of sexual assault and other forms of abuse to a primary care physician can have a profound impact on the patient's...


Dec 06, 2017, 15:43 ET American Osteopathic Association Names Kristin Belleson Vice President of Affiliate and Membership Services

Kristin Belleson was named vice president of affiliate and membership services by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA), the professional home...


Nov 27, 2017, 13:21 ET MS Patients Who Adhere to Treatment Have Higher Health Costs-And Better Outcomes

Researchers examined the insurance claims and medical records of 681 patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and found those who adhered to medication...


Nov 20, 2017, 11:13 ET American Osteopathic Association Names Daniel Williams, DO, Vice President of Certifying Board Services

Daniel G. Williams, DO, was named vice president of certifying board services by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). As a member of the AOA's ...


Nov 15, 2017, 09:09 ET Bullying in America: Survey Finds Nearly One-Third of Americans (31%) Have Been Bullied as an Adult

Adults are being bullied at levels similar to adolescents, according to a recent survey Harris Poll conducted on behalf of the American Osteopathic...


Nov 14, 2017, 10:00 ET Infants with Extra Fingers May Receive Non-Evidence-Based, Complication-Prone Treatment

Polydactyly, or having an extra finger, is fairly common, occurring in 1 in every 1,000 people—among African-Americans, 1 in 150. Children with...