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What is Osteopathic Medicine? | American Osteopathic Association

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A whole-person approach to hands-on care

Osteopathic physicians believe there’s more to good health than the absence of pain or disease. Learn more about the DO difference.

What is osteopathic medicine? A distinct branch of medicine in the U.S., osteopathic medicine emphasizes the interrelated unity of all systems in the body, each working with the other to heal in times of illness. Learn more about the DO ​Difference.

Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine, or DOs, are fully licensed physicians who practice their unique whole-person approach in every medical specialty. DOs look beyond your symptoms to understand how lifestyle and environmental factors impact your wellbeing, and complete extensive postgraduate and clinical training before becoming fully licensed physicians. Compare physician training requirements to those required for other types of clinicians.

DOs practice medicine according to the latest science and technology, but also consider options to complement pharmaceuticals and surgery. They complete

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American Academy of Emergency Medicine

President’s Message

As, I write my last president’s message, I have been reflecting on the last 27 months. Thank you for the amazing opportunity you gave me to earn your trust and support. My last president’s message will be a call to action. Our specialty is under attack from every possible angle… insurance companies, the threat of advanced practice provider (APP) independent practices, CMGs controlling our practice, congress “fixing” the balanced billing issue, etc. 

As a specialty, we need for all emergency physicians to get involved. I often hear: “Why should I join an AAEM committee?” “Why should I write and visit my congressional representative?” “Why should I encourage others to join AAEM and get involved?” “Why should I donate to the AAEM PAC?” “I am content, I am happy where I am!” This is the “laissez-faire” attitude that got us where we are

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Natural Medicine Journal | The official journal of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

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This update features information about recovery from Covid-19, antibody testing, how long the virus lives on surfaces, healthcare disparity that increases risk of death, and new information about air pollution and Covid-19.

by Natural Medicine Journal

This podcast addresses new information regarding the loss of smell and taste as symptoms, as well as airborne spread of the virus. In addition to being editor-in-chief of the Natural Medicine Journal, Tina Kaczor, ND, FABNO, has been seeing patients since earning her doctorate from the National University of Natural Medicine in 2000.

Abstracts & Commentary

by Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO

A recent study that combined tissue culture, mouse, and human data creates a compelling argument that pollen exposure weakens innate immune defense against viral infection—and not just in allergy sufferers.

by Lorinda Sorensen, ND, LAc

A recent study found that eating more than 2 servings a week of

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Updates on the AOA’s ongoing COVID-19 advocacy efforts

While courageous osteopathic physicians and students are on the front lines battling the COVID-19 pandemic, the AOA is advocating for you. Thank you for sharing your stories, as they have helped shape our advocacy efforts. The AOA calls for payment parity between telephone and office visits We have heard from our members that many patients are … Read More

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AOA announces one-year extension

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Many hospitalized victims are developing potentially lethal secondary co-infections such as bacterial pneumonia and sepsis

Numerous contenders—from a controversial malaria medication to treatments that regulate the immune system—are now in clinical trials

April 16, 2020 — Tanya Lewis

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Fighting the disease is like trying to hit a moving target, evolutionarily speaking

From online journal clubs to “tweetorials” to conference updates, social media is changing the dissemination and discussion of

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American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

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Addressing Your Practice Management Concerns during COVID-19
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This webinar presented by Adrienne Twigg, co-owner of Bent Ericksen & Associates and Kelly Bradley, Principal at SVA Certified Public Accountants, S.C. answers these questions and more:
  • What can I do about hygienists who are not currently working in my practice because I am following the ADA recommendation to cancel all non-emergency dentistry? Are they considered laid off?
  • If I pay a portion of health insurance for my employees who are currently laid off, does that continue through the layoff? Does Cobra kick in?
  • How do I protect and enhance my cash flow right now?
  • If my employees have children home from school due to mandatory closings do I need to pay while they are out as indicated in the HR 6201 bill just passed by the Senate?
  • What can I do to manage
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ACHA National Election: Slate of Candidates

The 2020 ACHA National Election will be conducted via the ACHA website March 20–April 20, 2020. View the slate of candidates for officers of the association, regional representatives on the Board of Directors, and section officers.

ACHA Signs Letter of Support

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Excellence in Medicine Awards | American Medical Association

Through the Excellence in Medicine Awards, the AMA Foundation recognizes physicians who exemplify the highest values of volunteerism, community engagement, leadership and dedication to the care of underserved populations.

Excellence in Medicine Awards

Applications for the 2018 Excellence in Medicine Awards are now closed. Our application portal will be updated later in 2018 with information for the 2019 application.

List of awards:

The Dr. Debasish Mridha Spirit of Medicine Award for the Selfless Elimination of Human Suffering

Recognizes the work of a U.S. physician who has demonstrated altruism, compassion, integrity, leadership and personal sacrifice while providing quality health care to a destitute, distressed or marginalized population in an impoverished community.

  • Made possible by Debasish Mridha, MD

The Dr. Edmond and Rima Cabbabe Dedication to the Profession Award

Recognizes a physician who demonstrates active and productive improvement to the profession of medicine.

  • Made possible by Edmond Cabbabe, MD and Rima Cabbabe
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Family Free Public Dental Health
The Medicaid Dentist Directory is a resource for finding federal and state funded programs for providing basic dental services from clinics and individual dentist offices and practices for eligible individuals and families.

Families with children needing dental care may be able to qualify for special funding to obtain health insurance for children with the help of the Federal government. Read more about this popular and growing program.

This website is under development. We continue to compile community, city, state and Federal resources for dental health treatment.

Contact your local State government or local Medicaid office for determining eligibility and the application requirements.

Disability Populations

The National Foundation of Dentistry (NFDH) has developed a program for Dentists to donate certain services for qualifying individuals. Applicants who are either disabled, elderly or medically compromised and have no other way for paying for dental care may be able to secure help in their

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