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Author: Brooke Johnson

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Researchers find elderly firearm owners with dementia pose accidental shooting risk, with few laws to address growing issue

CHICAGO, November 26, 2018—Red flag laws allowing for the removal of firearms from people with mental illness need to be widely extended to patients suffering from dementia, according to an article in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. The authors noted that the current lack of public policy could lead to an increase in … Read More

AOA Media Team

11.26.18

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Med student leaders reach out to those in need in San Diego

During the OMED 2018 conference, 25 osteopathic medical students from across the country traded in their textbooks for tinfoil and utilized their osteopathic hands for peeling, chopping, boiling and baking to feed 130 people in San Diego who are homeless.

The DO

11.19.18

The DO

Burnout and residency: Focus on growth at work instead of time off, DO writes

The number one concern of today’s residents, both for their residency and first job, is work/life balance, primarily the issues of schedules and call hours, according to the Medscape 2018 Residents Lifestyle and Happiness Report.

The DO

11.19.18

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Study finds 45 minutes of patient education improves chronic disease management

CHICAGO—November 19, 2018—Just 45 minutes of patient education can improve outcomes for patients with chronic diseases, according to a study in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. The study, titled The Other 45, assigned 47 patients who were diagnosed with a chronic disease, like hypertension, COPD, or diabetes, to visit with a second-year medical … Read More

AOA Media Team

11.19.18

The DO

Is there a doctor in the House? Physician victories in the 2018 midterm elections

The results are (mostly) in on the 2018 midterm elections, and three new physicians have been elected to Congress. Additionally, the 10 physicians in the House of Representatives all won their re-elections, as did the one physician in the Senate up for re-election.

The DO

11.14.18

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Proposed CME Guide updates posted for public comment

The Bureau of Osteopathic Specialists has posted proposed policy outlining new requirements for diplomates fulfilling OCC Component 2. Members of the public are invited to review all proposed policy changes and submit comments by Dec. 19, 2018.

AOA Staff

11.12.18

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Read Sunday’s edition of OMED Daily News

Whether you’re attending OMED in sunny San Diego or following the conference from afar, check out news and highlights from today’s lineup of didactic sessions and Exhibit Hall happenings.

AOA Staff

10.07.18

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Read Friday’s edition of OMED Daily News

Get the latest news and highlights from OMED 2018. Session topics include combat medicine, exercise compliance and Honors 2018 award recipients.

10.06.18

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Check out news and highlights from OMED 2018

Don’t miss the latest news from OMED 2018, including updates from general sessions, didactic sessions and iTed-style talks by some of the profession’s top innovators.

AOA Staff

10.06.18