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Author: Brooke Johnson

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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

AOA

For members: View FAQ for details of AOA lawsuit settlement

Member login required: Learn details of the settlement and view frequently asked questions about decoupling and the impact on membership.

AOA Staff

08.14.18

AOA

Access House of Delegates materials for the AOA Annual Business Meeting

View resolutions, meeting agendas, itineraries and lodging information for the AOA’s Annual Business Meeting, held July 16-22 in Chicago.

AOA Staff

07.16.18

AOA

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

JAOA

OMT Minute: Osteopathic Lymphatic Pump Techniques

Lee Ann Curry, DO, demonstrates the thoracic and pedal pump techniques to increase lymphatic flow, boost antibiody response to vaccines, increase secretory IgA in stressed patents, and more.

JAOA

06.25.18

The DO

More than $1.3 million in funding awarded to osteopathic researchers

As part of its strategic initiative to demonstrate the value of osteopathic medicine, the AOA announced $1.3 million in grant funding awarded to 13 projects, including four led by osteopathic medical students.

The DO

06.25.18

The DO

Learn for less: Discounted tuition on MHA and MBA programs available for DOs

Via a new partnership, AOA members can save thousands off the full cost of an MBA or MHA, each available from a respected higher learning institution.

The DO

06.25.18

News Releases

Program teaching patients happiness skills aims to improve participant health

CHICAGO—June 21, 2018—A pilot program in Philadelphia community health centers is teaching patients to approach happiness as a learned skill, rather than a fleeting emotion. The goal, according to psychologists and osteopathic physicians, is to boost their mood and overall health. The program, known as “A Happier You”, is rooted in positive psychology, a practice … Read More

AOA Media Team

06.21.18

The DO

Looking to practice abroad? DOs receive international recognition

Recognition from the UN’s International Labor Organization should help osteopathic physicians gain practice rights throughout the world.

The DO

06.20.18