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Here’s how DOs and med students across the country are celebrating NOM Week 2019

Happy NOM Week! See how members of the profession are lifting each other up and spreading the word about osteopathic medicine.

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04.17.19

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It’s National Osteopathic Medicine Week! Share your DO pride

Help raise awareness of osteopathic medicine and DOs in communities big and small throughout the country. Join the celebration by entering our annual photo contest and adding a NOM Week Facebook overlay.

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04.14.19

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JAOA cannabis study covered by CNN, Newsweek, Reuters, Vice and others

Patients who regularly use cannabis can require more than two times the usual level of sedation when undergoing medical procedures, the study found.

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04.18.19

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Life outside medicine: These DOs paint, play music and raise chickens

Maintaining a well-balanced life outside of medicine is key to productivity within the profession. Learn how creative pursuits, yoga and culinary education help some DOs find work-life balance.

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04.17.19

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Money matters: How much money doctors are making in 2019

The average doctor salary has increased by about $13,000 year over year, according to Medscape’s annual physician compensation reports.

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04.16.19

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Celebrate the profession: 6 osteopathic researchers to know for National Osteopathic Medicine Week

From low back pain to stress reduction, these osteopathic researchers are helping us better understand important topics in health care.

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04.15.19

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