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Court Ruling Supports Incarcerated Women's Right to Breastfeed

New Mexico AFP Joins AAP, ACOG Chapters to Celebrate Decision

07/18/2017 — On July 5, leaders from the New Mexico AFP and two other health care organizations applauded a Santa Fe, N.M., court's decision to support breastfeeding for incarcerated women.

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07/17/2017 — On July 11, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force published a final recommendation statement on behavioral counseling to help prevent cardiovascular disease in low- and average-risk adults.

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AAFP Webinar Offers Members Latest Zika Virus Updates

Discussing Zika With All Patients Is Key to Prevention

07/10/2017 — An upcoming AAFP webinar will offer up-to-date information on Zika virus infection, sexual transmission of Zika, and management of pregnant women and children with Zika infection.

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07/07/2017 — Panelists at a recent summit on opioid abuse hosted by the Institute for Medicaid Innovation discussed the scope of the problem and how physicians can help.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

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

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