Health of the Public

Recent Health of the Public Stories

03/25/2015 — HHS has announced its Hypertension Control Challenge Champions for 2014, and family physicians accounted for 60 percent of those chosen.

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Study: Both Low- and High-intensity Workouts Help Reduce Obesity

Higher-intensity Workouts Linked to Better Glucose Levels

03/17/2015 — A study published March 3 in Annals of Internal Medicine found that low- and high-intensity exercise resulted in similar reductions in abdominal obesity. However, only high-intensity workouts reduced blood glucose.

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03/10/2015 — A free AAFP webinar scheduled for March 19 will focus on helping family physicians increase their influenza vaccination rates, especially among patients age 65 and older.

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03/09/2015 — On March 4, the AAFP sent letters to the CDC and HHS responding to the agencies' calls for comment on updated immunization information.

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