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More research needed on recreational marijuana, House determines

Concern over growing public acceptance of marijuana spurred two resolutions, which the House did not pass.

House supports guiding patients to evidence-based medical websites, apps

With the vast range in the credibility of information on the Internet, a resolution addressing patient use of medical websites is needed, delegate says.

House calls for state, federal regulation of e-cigarettes

The FDA issued a proposed rule to regulate e-cigarettes, which is as far as federal regulation has reached.

House supports offering residency positions to US med school grads first

"These residency positions are paid for by federal tax dollars, so U.S. citizens should have the first opportunity to fill them," says Steven Sherman, DO.

Humble leader from the Cleveland Clinic ready to take over as AOA president

Colleagues say Robert Juhasz, DO, will bring expertise in osteopathic medical education and stamina for advocacy to the role.

In Memoriam: July 10, 2014

View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians.

Q&A: Straight talk with AOA leaders about the new single GME system

Looking for more details about the plan to form a single system of GME accreditation? The AOA's president and president-elect open up.

In Memoriam: June 4, 2014

View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians.

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

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

History essay contest: Students, interns and residents can win up to $5,000

The AOA's annual competition encourages students, interns and residents to study the profession's past struggles and achievements.

In Memoriam: May 1, 2014

View the names of recently deceased osteopathic physicians.

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

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

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