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September 18, 2018

ATV safety campaigns and new laws may help save lives and prevent injuries

ROSEMONT, Ill. (September 18, 2018)–  A new research article published in the September 15, 2018 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons analyzes the impact of an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ (AAOS) ATV public safety campaign and implications for future efforts to reduce injuries. 

September 10, 2018

Senate Passes Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act

Washington, DC—On September 6, a bill providing licensure clarity for traveling sports medicine professionals unanimously passed the full Senate, moving one step closer to becoming law.  

September 06, 2018

Avoid injury in teen and young athletes this fall

ROSEMONT, Ill. (September 6, 2018)–After school sports are a large part of many adolescent lives. These sports provide healthy competition that shapes young athletes where they may develop self-discipline and teamwork, and improve physical fitness and coordination. 


August 15, 2018

Play safe and minimize injuries on the playground

ROSEMONT, Ill. (August 15, 2018)–Playgrounds are a fun place for kids to let loose and get their daily dose of exercise. Exercise is essential to a child’s development as it helps them maintain a healthy body weight and build strong bones and muscles.  

August 07, 2018

AAOS Supports CMS Site Neutrality Expansion Rule

American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) President David Halsey, MD, today issued the following statement in response to the inclusion of site-neutrality expansion to previously exempt off-campus providers by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 

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