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Game change: Updating The DO for 2015

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  • Feb. 5, 2015

Next month will bring some exciting changes for The DO. New features include a responsive design and a fresh editorial outlook.

Hero Next Door: Missouri DO pens health-focused kids’ books

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  • Feb. 5, 2015

The World Inside Us, a new children's book series by Paul Moniz, DO, explores what happens in the human body.

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.

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