May 22, 2013
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May 17, 2013
AZ Senate votes to Expand AHCCCS - Six Republican state senators broke ranks with their caucus to support Governor Jan Brewer's call to expand the state Medicaid plan by approving an amended budget to send to the Arizona House -- where the measure faces an uncertain future. House Speaker Andy Tobin wants the voters to decide whether or not to expand AHCCCS, and has some tweaks to add to the measure as passed by the Arizona Senate. If the speaker has his way, the earliest election date would be in late August (Arizona only has a few dates on which elections can be legally held). If the measure is not ready for August, the next possible date would be November.
May 14, 2013
University of Arizona Medical Center Professor and Vice Chairman of Medicine, Phil Factor, DO, FCCP is featured on Health Break. He highlights the importance of patient safety and a team approach to quality care and improved patient outcomes. Check out his video here!
May 10, 2013
Stop Reading... ...this if you are driving. At any given moment during daylight hours 100,000 U.S. drivers are texting while operating a car and 600,000 are looking at handheld phones says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The agency was reacting to research done by Cohen Children's Medical Center that indicates 3,000 teens die and 300,000 are injured from texting while driving. This surpasses by 10 percent the number of teen DUI deaths and injuries. The story was reported by McClatchy Newspapers today.
May 6, 2013
May 3, 2013
Buzzed - Swarming bees created three patients for you yesterday in Tucson. Two sting victims lived near West Linda Vista and North Camino de Oeste; the other was walking at Speedway & Wilmot.
March 11, 2013
Check out our latest Something More for You Blog Post!
February 6, 2013
In celebration of American Heart Month, the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation is proud to announce it has awarded its February Trustee Award in the amount of $1,000 to the Foundation for Cardiovascular Health to provide funding for The Heart Disease Prevention Study. This study will measure outcomes of The HEART Series, an ongoing, comprehensive, medically directed, evidence based, hands-on program designed to prevent, halt, or reverse heart disease.
January 9, 2013
The Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation Trustee Awards Program granted its first $1,000 award of 2013 to Teen Outreach Pregnancy Services to provide funding for their Teen Education Network. The TOPS TEN program aims to increase education and cultivate healthy lifestyle choices through a nine week educational program for teens. Funding from the award will provide education seminars and program materials for up to 40 students for one semester.
Philip E. Greenman, DO, FAAO Reviews the Compendium Edition of Clinical Application of Counterstrain
October 9, 2012
Philip E. Greenman, DO, FAAO reviews TOMF's new Compendium Edition of Clinical Application of Counterstrain by Harmon L. Myers, DO.
October 1, 2012
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