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Sept. 29 - 30

MIT SURGICAL HEALTHCARE CHALLENGE HACKATHON

American College of Perioperative Medicine

Nov. 10 - 10

Orthopedic Innovation Summit

American College of Perioperative Medicine

Nov. 12 - 13

Healthcare Chief Medical Officer Summit 2018

Medical Advantage Group - Merritt Hawkins

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How Heavy Is Your Child’s Backpack?

Schools are in session across the U.S. and millions of backpack-carrying students are settling into new routines – some of which include bringing the same items home each afte...
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Tips For Seeking Occupational Therapy Treatments That Best Help You

In its continuing mission to empower patients and clients of occupational therapy, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) shares its recommendations for occupati...
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Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: How Muscle Cells Journey To The Dark Side

Promoting repair of dystrophic muscles is a major goal in the treatment of muscular dystrophies but is complicated by the incomplete knowledge of the cellular and molecular ev...
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A New Theory For Phantom Limb Pain Points The Way To More Effective Treatment

Dr Max Ortiz Catalan of Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has developed a new theory for the origin of the mysterious condition, 'phantom limb pain'. Published in the...
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Online-PhD-Degrees.com Announces Their Choices of the Best Online Schools for Doctoral Degrees in Occupational Therapy

Online-PhD-Degrees.com has recently released their list of the Best Online Schools for Doctoral Degrees in Occupational Therapy—a detailed index of the finest online schools w...
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First In-Home Test Of Brain-Computer Communication By ALS Patients Offers Promise Amidst Challenges

Laboratory studies have shown the potential for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), who cannot move or speak, to communicate using a brain-computer interface (B...
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Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Praises Efforts of NFL to Improve Safety with New Helmet-Hitting Rule

The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America applauds the National Football League and its Commissioner, Roger Goodell, on their efforts to improve player safety with the enforcement...
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SilverSneakers® Announces National Swanson Award Winner

SilverSneakers® by Tivity Health (NASDAQ : TVTY ), the nation's leading community fitness program for older Americans, announced today the national winner of the 2018 SilverS...
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Sharp Increase In Falls in Women During Midlife

Falls are not just a problem of advanced age, according to researchers in Trinity College Dublin, who have identified a sharp increase in falls after the age of 40, particular...
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Therapy That Helps People With Dementia Maintain Lifestyles Rolled Out

A technique that helps people with dementia see satisfying progress in achieving everyday goals that help them live their lives is now being rolled out. The University of Ex...
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The Book That Will Bring Objective Strength Measurement to Therapy

MET is pleased to announce the forthcoming (August 20th) launch of their book Hand-Held Dynamometry: Guidelines for Daily Clinical Practice written by physical therapist Dr. F...
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This Matrix Delivers Healing Stem Cells To Injured Elderly Muscles

A car accident leaves an aging patient with severe muscle injuries that won't heal. Treatment with muscle stem cells from a donor might restore damaged tissue, but doctors are...
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Amputees Feel As Though Their Prosthetic Limb Belongs To Their Own Body

The famous idiom "seeing is believing" is not enough to help amputees with the use of their prosthetic limb. Many amputees opt out of prolonged use of their prosthetic limb be...
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Grip Strength Of Children Gives Clues About Their Future Health

Adolescents with a strong hand grip — an indicator of overall muscle strength — have better odds of being healthy over time, according to a two-year study of 368 elementary sc...
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Neuroscientists Team With Engineers To Explore How Brain Controls Movement

Scientists have made remarkable advances into recording the electrical activity that the nervous system uses to control complex skills, leading to insights into how the nervou...
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Parkinson's Foundation Designates Three Centers Of Excellence In Parkinson's Care

The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the addition of three new Centers of Excellence to its global network: Cleveland Clinic; Medical University of South Carolina; and U...
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Animations Prove Effective In Measuring Pain

To improve communication about pain between patients and physicians, a team led by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC has developed a mobile application ca...
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Don't Fall For That "Old" Line: Older Adults Can Reduce Their Risk Of Falls And Injuries

Every second of every day an older adult falls. While most incur only bumps and bruises, more than seven million sustain injuries serious enough to require medical attention ...
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New 3D-Printed Device Could Help Treat Spinal Cord Injuries

Engineers and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota have teamed up to create a groundbreaking 3D-printed device that could someday help patients with long-term sp...
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Seniors Can Age At Home With Some Technology Help

As with previous generations, the children of baby boomers are seeking appropriate care services for their parents as their needs for assistance grow. Whether that care is pro...
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Google Glass Helps Kids With Autism Read Facial Expressions, Study Finds

Children with autism were able to improve their social skills by using a smartphone app paired with Google Glass to help them understand the emotions conveyed in people's faci...
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Shhh! Designated Quiet Times Help ICU Reduce Noise

Small changes led to lower noise levels during designated quiet times in a New York hospital, according to a study published in Critical Care Nurse (CCN). Nursing staff from ...
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Seattle Children’s Announces New Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic To Better Serve The Needs Of The Community

Seattle Children’s today announced it will be opening a new Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic (OBCC) adjacent to the Othello Link light rail station in the Rainier Valley. OBCC...
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55- To 70-Year-Old Women And Men With Prediabetes Get Stronger Bones With Football Training

Football scores from all angles for untrained middle-aged and elderly women and men with prediabetes. This is the conclusion from a study carried out in the Faroe Islands by f...
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Software Recreates Complex Movements For Medical, Rehabilitation, And Basic Research

An open-source movement simulator that has already helped solve problems in medicine, paleontology, and animal locomotion has been expanded and improved, according to a new pu...
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