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New OMNI studies look at back pain, age-related weakness

A study by researchers from the Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institute (OMNI) finds new evidence to support the belief that the nervous system plays an important role in age-related weakness. A second study from an OMNI-based team questions the effectiveness of a patented exercise system for relieving lower back pain.

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Newsmakers Gala celebrates 33 faculty members in Heritage College

On Oct. 3, 33 faculty members in the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine were recognized as newsmakers during the 2019 OHIO Faculty Newsmakers Gala, The honorees included two Heritage College faculty members in the top ten with the most media mentions.

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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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An artwork included in the Steinberger family's contribution to "Not Far from Me."

Heritage College staffer shares one family’s story of opioids, stigma and hope

When Heritage College staffer Sherie Steinberger learned about a book project collecting personal accounts of Ohio’s opioid crisis, her family contributed a message about the value of honesty – and the danger of stigma – in helping a loved one battle addiction.

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ARTery staff for 2019: From left, Oliver Wang, OMS II; Robin Newburn, D.O. ('93); and Katherine Gross, OMS II.

Student group continues pursuit of art for medicine’s sake

The Heritage College, Dublin, was only 1 year old when the Humanism in Medicine student group was launched there in 2015. Four years later, the group is still celebrating “the continuity of art and medicine."

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DO vs. MD: How much does the medical school degree type matter?

As you ponder medical school, you may be wondering, “What is the difference between an MD and a DO?” John Schriner, associate dean for admissions and student affairs, weighs in. 

AMA Wire

Book on Ohio’s opioid crisis features diverse collection of personal essays

Following up on “Not Far From Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio,” Dan Skinner and Berkeley Franz led a series of community conversations about drug addiction throughout the summer.

Columbus Dispatch

Tyrannosaurus rex had a built-in air conditioner, study says

One of the largest predators to ever walk the Earth needed to cool off every now and then. Researchers, including Larry Witmer from the Heritage College, believe they have now unlocked the secret to how Tyrannosaurus rex maintained a cool head.

CNN

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