Health of the Public

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2017 State Legislative Conference

Childhood Vaccination Rates Remain High, Say Speakers

11/14/2017 — Awareness campaigns, scientific advances and documentation help keep childhood vaccination rates high, said speakers at the 2017 AAFP State Legislative Conference.

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USPSTF: Screen All Women 65 and Older for Osteoporosis

Screen At-risk Women Younger Than 65, but Not Men

11/10/2017 — On Nov. 7, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening individuals for osteoporosis to prevent fractures.

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11/07/2017 — The Idaho AFP recently revamped its Tar Wars presentation tools and resources, and presenters and students alike seem to be impressed.

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11/02/2017 — On Oct. 24, the CDC issued a Health Alert Network advisory offering recommendations for assessing patients currently living or working in or recently returned from hurricane-affected areas.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

Share the insights and experiences of new-to-practice family physicians.

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