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Heritage College plays role in statewide cardio health collaborative

A collaboration among Ohio’s medical schools aims to keep the state’s health care providers up to date on best practices for preventing and treating cardiovascular disease. A team at Ohio University’s Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine will be working to better share the project’s expertise with area clinicians.

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NIH funds faculty research into how cancers grow and spread

Researchers led by Xiaozhuo Chen, Ph.D., faculty member at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, have already learned a good deal about how the molecule ATP aids the growth and spread of cancer cells. With a grant from the National Institutes of Health, they aim to learn more.

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Heritage College team publishes study on diabetes-related stress

A new study by faculty and student researchers from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine has found that going to college can increase the risk of diabetes-related stress for those who have the disease.

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John Allerding, D.O., at his home in Loudonville, Ohio.

Alumnus follows his ‘restless soul’ to ends of the earth

John Allerding's incurable wanderlust has led the 1985 Heritage College alumnus to places around the world - including two trips (so far) to Antarctica.

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Doctor Mike poses for photo with physician at Ohio Osteopathic Symposium.

Doctor Mike talks osteopathic medicine

Mikhail Varshavski, D.O., better known in the social media world as Doctor Mike, spoke to a packed house at the Ohio Osteopathic Symposium about the need for physicians to raise their voices in the media.

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Back to school: College students with diabetes face unique challenges

Research led by Elizabeth Beverly found that people who worked at or attended universities had high levels of “diabetes distress,” a condition of feeling worried and frustrated about living with diabetes that is associated with fewer self-care behaviors, suboptimal glycemic control and lower quality of life.


Opioid addiction and stigma

Social medicine experts and authors Daniel Skinner and Berkeley Franz discuss how the public perception of opioid addiction and the reality for addiction victims, their families and loved ones often stand in stark contrast.

WOSU Public Media

Millions of Americans are living in ‘medical deserts’ where health care could be hours away

Dr. Randall Longenecker speaks out on efforts to make health care more accessible to Americans living in rural communities.

Fox News


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