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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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AOA statement on COVID-19 stay-at-home

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

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by Natural Medicine Journal

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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American Medicaid Dentists Public Dental Provider Health State Federal Community Clinic Private Practice Dentistry Assistance


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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Medicine – Scientific American

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 

April 14, 2020 — Curtis Brainard

Originally published in June 1954

April 13, 2020

Slated for human trials, EIDD-2801 could become the first pill for COVID-19

April 7, 2020 — Michael Waldholz

Originally published in June 1868

April 7, 2020

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

Special Feature 

Addressing Your Practice Management Concerns during COVID-19
AACD Webinar

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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View key statistics summarized by hospital, state, and the
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The American Association of Physicists in Medicine

Notice as of Thursday, April 16, 2020, 6PM Eastern Time.

Advancing Education Advancing Science Advancing Professional Practice

If you are seeking a medical physicist to fill a career, temporary (Locum Tenens), contract, or training position, please visit our Career Services Center.

AAPM is a scientific and professional organization, founded in 1958, composed of more than 8000 scientists whose clinical practice is dedicated to ensuring accuracy, safety and quality in the use of radiation in medical procedures such as medical imaging and radiation therapy. We are generally known as medical physicists and are uniquely positioned across medical

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