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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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CMS releases second COVID-19 interim final rule
On April 30, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a second interim final rule (IFR) along with a press release to further modify and support regulatory changes implemented during the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE). CMS will accept comments on the IFR until June 1, 2020. Audio-only Telephone Telehealth Visits: The IFR … Read More
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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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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.
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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
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.
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
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
In mice, a test for lung cancer involves nanoprobes that recognize tumors and send reporter molecules into the urine for simple analysis.
April 15, 2020 — W. Wayt Gibbs
A new era for Alzheimer’s and journalism in the time of coronavirus
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April 13, 2020
Slated for human trials, EIDD-2801 could become the first pill for COVID-19
April 7, 2020 — Michael Waldholz
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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
Addressing Your Practice Management Concerns during COVID-19
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:
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