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April 2009 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine

Are You Prepared for Swine Flu?
by Elizabeth Puliti
The Department of Health and Human Services declared Swine flu a "public health emergency" in the United States, sparking fear and confusion in many Americans. The World Health Organization confirmed 73 cases of swine flu worldwide and 40 cases of the Read More...
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Widener Welcomes ADVANCE
by Lauren Fritsky
ADVANCE visited the campus of Widener University in Chester, PA, yesterday to speak with physical therapy department faculty and students. The department has a lot of exciting things happening, including a pro-bono clinic to open to the Chester community Read More...
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Matching the Patient's Determination
by Rebecca Mayer
Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the tragic massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, CO. Before taking their own lives, two students went on a shooting rampage, killing 12 students and a teacher and wounding more than 20 others. One of the Read More...
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5th Annual PT Practitioner of the Year Award!
by Rob Senior
For the past few years, ADVANCE has honored the best and the brightest in the physical therapy profession every October with our PT Practitioner of the Year contest. Since 2005, ADVANCE has gathered entries and nominations from across the country to award Read More...
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House of Representatives Passes Important Tobacco Legislation
by Brian Ferrie
The House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday, April 2, that would authorize the Food and Drug Administration to regulate the advertising and sale of tobacco products in the United States. According to CNN, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Read More...
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