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Election 2014: Why these ‘doctors in the House’ chose politics

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  • Dec. 4, 2014

"I want to show my kids that sometimes you have to serve," says Edward Canfield, DO. "It's not just all about making a living."

What physicians need to know about Truvada, the HIV prevention drug

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  • Oct. 6, 2014

Recently endorsed by the CDC, Truvada is the first FDA-approved HIV prevention drug. Learn the guidelines for prescribing it.

TEDMED 2014: ‘The future of medicine is in good hands’

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  • Sept. 29, 2014

Highlights of the medical conference included presentations on physician transparency and tissue-targeted drugs, attendees say.

A.T. Still joins Harry Truman, Walt Disney in Hall of Famous Missourians

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  • May 7, 2014

Profession's founder gains admittance with roughly 38% of the votes in an online election.

MSUCOM, UNTHSC/TCOM lead DO schools in U.S. News rankings

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  • April 2, 2014

Five osteopathic medical schools rank in the nation's top 100 medical schools for primary care, according to the magazine.

Mission possible: A brief how-to guide on medical missions

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  • April 2, 2014

Interested in medical mission trips but unsure of where to start or what to expect? A seasoned traveler shares her wisdom.

Hero Next Door: Remembering a beloved physician, mentor, activist

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  • Feb. 26, 2014

Jeffrey J. Patterson, DO, of Madison, Wis., was regarded as a great teacher whose quiet demeanor belied strong convictions.

Retail politics: Health care expert details threats to physicians

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  • Dec. 6, 2013

The proliferation of retail clinics and medical tourism will heat up competition for physicians in coming years, says the CMO of a health care consulting firm.

4 ways hospitals and health clinics can make care more compassionate

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  • Dec. 6, 2013

Many physicians don't realize how crucial compassion is to patients—and how it can improve outcomes, a health care executive says.

Pennsylvania DO’s new book delves into Lyme disease, tick-borne illnesses

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  • Aug. 30, 2013

A Lyme disease survivor, Kathleen A. Spreen, DO, MPH, spent several years researching and writing the 830-page textbook.

Forget board scores. Postdoc training once required guile, pluck, ‘subterfuge’

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  • July 3, 2013

Arnold Melnick, DO, reminds the profession of when there were hardly any specialty training opportunities for osteopathic physicians.

DO at center of West, Texas, explosion recounts night of horror

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  • April 24, 2013

As the town's EMS director, George N. Smith, DO, coordinated disaster relief efforts following the explosion.

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