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07/26/2016 — On July 21, CMS announced the names of 516 practices -- including scores of family medicine offices -- that will participate in its Million Hearts Cardiovascular Disease Risk Reduction Model.

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How Utah Zika Infection Was Transmitted Remains Mystery

Female-to-Male Transmission Confirmed in New York; CDC Says Olympics Shouldn't Increase Disease Spread

07/20/2016 — This past week marked a couple of Zika firsts: the first case of Zika virus infection transmitted via an unknown route and the first case of confirmed female-to-male transmission.

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07/13/2016 — The Academy's second class of tobacco and nicotine prevention and control mini-grant recipients found innovative ways to control tobacco use at the state and local levels.

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07/06/2016 — On June 28, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening asymptomatic, nonpregnant women for gynecologic conditions using pelvic exams.

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