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Recent Health of the Public Stories

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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07/05/2016 — The AAFP responded to a request from the Presidential Advisory Council on Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria with information about the AAFP's actions in this area and recommendations for further action.

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06/29/2016 — The CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recently voted to recommend use of the quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine for HIV-infected patients.

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