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18 Feb 2021

Scent detection dogs sniff out COVID-19

Sam Fillingane DO scent detection dog
Osteopathic Medicine, Research

Scent detection dogs sniff out COVID-19 

An article in the February 2021 edition of the Journal of Osteopathic Medicine has drawn an interesting conclusion. The recently published research suggests that there’s a unique connection between COVID-19 and scent detection dogs. Dogs trained scent detection have saved countless lives over the years. …

Sam Fillingane DO psoriasis
autoimmune disorders

Psoriasis and Autoimmune Disorder Risk 

According to a study currently being explored for Indian Dermatology Online Journal, individuals with psoriasis may be at increased risk of developing additional autoimmune disorders. Sam Fillingane, DO, expert in autoimmune disorders, discusses the recently discussed link: In a new study, researchers are drawing connections…

Sam Fillingane, DO Autoimmune Disorders
autoimmune disorders

A Short List of Autoimmune Disorders 

What is an autoimmune disorder? Which conditions fall into this category? Sam Fillingane, DO offers up his expertise: Immediate research indicates that individuals with autoimmune disorders are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19. When faced with the issue of being immunocompromised, a bout of the…

Sam Fillingane, DO
Osteopathic Medicine

AOA and AMA Defend Reputation of DOs 

Osteopathic Medicine Specialists (DOs), like Sam Fillingane, DO are among equal ranking with their MD colleagues and counterparts. However, a great deal of misrepresentation of Osteopathic Medicine Specialists has been circulating around. AOA and AMA are aiming to put a stop to that! According to…

Dr. Sam Fillingane Daytime Nap
Research

Army study reveals daytime naps are not ‘good’ 

According to a study recently conducted by the United States Army, daytime naps may not be good for the body. It’s clear that a good night’s sleep is a much better option. But are daytime naps actually bad for the body overall? Much of Dr….

Dr. Sam Fillingane E-Learning
Osteopathic Medicine

Osteopathic Medicine School Goes Digital 

This school year, from Kindergarten to PhD level, things are looking a little different due to COVID-19. William Carey University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine followed suit in the adjustments. The school bell is ringing differently across the nation for the Fall semester of 2020.  This…