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Researchers find children experience concussion symptoms three times longer than adults

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

AOA Media Team

09.17.18

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AOA submits comments to CMS on proposed Physician Fee Schedule rule

The proposed rule would collapse payment for levels 2-5 of both new and established patient office visit codes into two payment rates.

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09.12.18

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Notes from afar: Najaha Musse, OMS II, shares 5 tips for medical students on serving abroad

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.

The DO

09.11.18

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Advocacy victories: Check out 6 recent scope of practice wins for DOs

Teaming up with state osteopathic associations and speciality affiliates, the AOA has commented on 18 unnecessary scope of practice issues at the state level so far this year.

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09.04.18

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Money and medicine: Cancer expert to speak on drug prices at OMED 2018

Peter Bach, MD, is on a mission to make drugs more affordable. Here’s what he’s doing–and what he’ll be talking about at OMED.

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09.11.18

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Come together! Join thousands of DOs at OMED, Oct. 5-9 in San Diego

Get ready for five days of inspiration, connection and medical education at OMED 18, set for Oct. 5-9 in San Diego. Hear from dynamic speakers, network, collaborate and celebrate alongside thousands of like-minded DOs and osteopathic medical students.

AOA Staff

07.13.18

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