Something More For You offers quality up-to-date information from and for health care professionals. Timely articles provide useful information on a wide range of topics with appeal to readers of all ages. Formerly a print magazine, this new blog features broader understanding of osteopathic medicine and seeks to advance the community's health and welfare.
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 3, 2013
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. American suicide rates over the last decade climbed 28 percent -- 40 percent for Caucasians -- among those ages 35-64, becoming the fourth leading cause of death in this age group behind cancer, heart disease and accidents, the Associated Press reported yesterday.
March 11, 2013
Taken singularly, they are professionally impressive. Taken collectively, they are totally awesome. And this duo of DO
February 6, 2013
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women and although the statistics are alarming, in many cases, heart disease is controllable and preventable, both primarily (before the first cardiac event) or secondarily (after a cardiac event has already occurred.)
September 27, 2012
Not quite sure you need or want to go the hormone replacement therapy route? Dr. Howell points out several other ways to tackle the symptoms of menopause.
September 10, 2012
Whether you have gone through it yourself or watched a friend or family member, one thing is true, menopause is not something to ignore, and it
August 20, 2012
Over the past 26 years, the Tucson Osteopathic Medical Foundation has operated a variety of programs. We are proud to provide healthcare professionals with the opportunity to receive world-class continuing medical education at the annual Southwestern Conference on Medicine
June 1, 2012
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