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University Of St. Augustine For Health Sciences' PT/OT Occupational Therapy Students Volunteer

The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) announced that physical and occupational therapy students will volunteer at the next Sunshine Soccer Clinic, coinci...
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ADU Partners With Florida DEP To Develop Innovative Serenity Garden

ADU Partners with Florida DEP to Develop Innovative Serenity Garden for People of All Abilities at Wekiwa Springs State Park Members of Adventist University of Health Science...
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University of St. Augustine Teams Up With The Council On Aging

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences Teams Up with the Council on Aging to Host a CarFit Event to Help Senior Drivers Stay Safe The University of St. Augustine for...
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Study: Therapists Lack Knowledge To Prevent Transmission Of CMV

Results from a new health-risk knowledge survey indicate that physical and occupational therapists are at increased risk of contracting cytomegalovirus (CMV), a leading cause ...
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Why An Ounce Of Healthcare Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

A new OnCourse Learning webinar series led by healthcare professionals highlights prevention strategies for some of healthcare's most troubling occurrences. The three-part Pr...
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Whole Genome Sequencing Identifies New Genetic Signature For Autism

Autism has genetic roots, but most cases can’t be explained by current genetic tests. Now, patterns found in autistic children’s genomes – the complete set of genetic instruc...
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Thriving At Home: One Year After A Marathon Surgery

Thriving at Home: One Year After a Marathon Surgery to Separate Them, Formerly Conjoined Twins Jadon and Anias McDonald “Achieve New Milestones Every Day” One year after an i...
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Autism & Innovation Center To Help People With ASD Find Work

Creating a model pipeline that will assist adults on the autism spectrum find meaningful and gainful employment while enhancing local business innovation. That is the purpose...
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Temple University Project Creates Cardboard Adaptations For Kids With Disabilities

For 5-year-old Mark Ovington and his mom, Andrea Krajci, some of the simplest things in life can be a struggle. Mark, who has cerebral palsy, loves video games, but he doesn’...
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Arthritis Advocates Urge Congress To Take Action To Address Drug Costs, Access Issues

Physician and healthcare professional advocates from the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) are joined by rheumatology patients on Capitol Hill this week to urge lawmakers...
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WashU Expert: CHIP Demise Devastating To Millions Of American Children

Congress allowed the federal Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire Oct. 1, leading to the demise of one of the most successful government programs ever implemen...
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The Secret To Beating Bone And Joint Health Injuries? Get To The Right Medical Team

Orthopaedic surgeons are medical doctors with extensive training in the diagnosis as well as surgical and nonsurgical treatment of injuries to the musculoskeletal system. Or...
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Chronic Pain Common In People Living With HIV

Because ongoing pain is a significant problem that affects 39 to 85 percent of people living with HIV, everyone with the infection should be assessed for chronic pain, recomme...
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NIH Awards Nearly $100 Million For Autism Centers Of Excellence Program

The National Institutes of Health has awarded nine research grants totaling nearly $100 million over the next five years for the Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE), a program ...
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Hip Osteoarthritis: Severe Occupational Strain Increases The Risk

People who in the course of their work put long-term physical strain on their bodies have an increased risk of developing osteoarthritis of the hip. This is especially the cas...
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Delaware Valley MG Walk

Date: Sunday, October 1, 2017 Time: Check-In/Registration: 9:00 a.m. Walk Starts: 10:00 a.m. Locat...
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An Age-Old Question: When Do You Need A Geriatrician?

There’s no right age to switch to a geriatric specialist, but there are guidelines that can help determine whether a geriatrician – a physician who specializes in the healthca...
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How Heavy Is Your Child’s Backpack?

Schools are in session across the US and more than 79 million backpack-carrying students are settling into new routines – some of which include bringing the same items home ea...
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Occupational Therapists Work To Address Risk Of Falls

Falls are the leading cause of injury and accidental death in adults over the age of 65. According to the National Council on Aging, every 13 seconds, an older adult is treate...
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Assessing Falls Can Help Seniors Avoid Leading Cause Of Serious Injuries Among Older Americans

Every year, millions of senior citizens fall — threatening their health, independence and even their lives. Fall injuries also rack up $31 billion annually in medical expenses...
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Beaumont Health First And Only Michigan Health System To Test Chronic Low Back Pain Device

About two-thirds of US adults will struggle with low back pain during their lifetime. It is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading cause of missed work ...
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Product News BaxMAX Lumbar Support System

The BaxMAX belt was created to prevent spine compression altogether by taking the body weight off the spine. Our belt features a patented pulley system incorporated into the d...
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Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy Designates Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children, a Certified Duchenne Care Center

Nemours/Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children (Nemours) in Wilmington, Delaware, became the 17th clinic named a Certified Duchenne Care Center by Parent Project Muscular Dystr...
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Chronic Pain Common In People Living With HIV

Because ongoing pain is a significant problem that affects 39 to 85% of people living with HIV, everyone with the infection should be assessed for chronic pain, recommend guid...
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