Hard work
April 17, 2015

Handle with care: How to deal with 4 types of difficult patients

Redirection, compassionate listening and boundary-setting are just a few tactics DOs employ when working with challenging patients.

Immunization nation
April 10, 2015

Your questions answered: Pediatric vaccines

What’s the best way to advise parents who refuse to vaccinate their kids? DO experts answer this and other common questions about vaccines.

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On the rise

Fastest-growing DO states

Here's a look at the growth in the number of DOs in each state between 2009 and 2014. Virginia leads all with a 62.1% increase, to 1,668 osteopathic physicians. Overall, the profession added more than 19,000 osteopathic physicians between 2009 and 2014.

Read more in the latest Osteopathic Medical Profession Report.

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