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New challenges and opportunities abound during second year—here’s advice from third-year students, who also share what they wish they had known.
According to a 2013 report by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, health care workers are four times more likely to experience violence than those in private industry with 80 percent of serious cases caused by interactions with patients.
CHICAGO—September 17, 2018—Concussion symptoms for children under 13 years old typically last three times longer than they do for older teens and adults, but keeping them out of the classroom during recovery is not necessarily the preferred treatment, according to a comprehensive research review in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. Parents should be … Read More
The proposed rule would collapse payment for levels 2-5 of both new and established patient office visit codes into two payment rates.
If you are fortunate enough to travel to another country and assist in the care of patients in medically underserved areas, here’s what you should know before you go.
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