Health of the Public

Recent Health of the Public Stories

01/18/2017 — A recently released Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report showed diabetes-related end-stage renal disease among Native American adults decreased 54 percent from 1996 to 2013.

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USPSTF, AAFP Issue Final Recommendation

Use Folic Acid Supplements to Prevent Neural Tube Defects

01/16/2017 — On Jan. 10, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force published its final recommendation statement and evidence summary on folic acid supplementation to prevent neural tube defects.

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01/11/2017 — New evidence-based recommendations call for introducing certain infants at risk for developing peanut allergy to dietary peanut as early as age 4 months.

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AAO-HNS Updates Guideline on Diagnosis, Treatment of Cerumen Impaction

After Rigorous Scrutiny, AAFP Endorses New Guidance

01/09/2017 — On Jan. 3, the American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published its updated clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of cerumen impaction.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

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

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