Health of the Public

Recent Health of the Public Stories

10/19/2016 — The AAFP has posted new OTC drug safety resources for patients on FamilyDoctor.org. The materials focus on proper dosing of children's medications, as well as safe storage practices.

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10/13/2016 — The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids announced the national launch of its Search and Rescue campaign to help educate opioid prescribers and provide them with key resources.

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10/07/2016 — The AAFP has joined the CDC, the Pew Charitable Trusts and 11 other national health groups to promote judicious outpatient antibiotic use to reduce antibiotic resistance.

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Utah Zika Case Points to Likely New Transmission Route

CDC Updates Interim Guidance, Expands Travel Advisory

10/05/2016 — Researchers suggest that Zika can be transmitted through tears or sweat, while the CDC has updated its interim guidance on the virus and issued a new travel advisory.

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