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Recent Health of the Public Stories

07/29/2015 — The AAFP has joined the AllTrials USA campaign that launched on July 29. The campaign is calling for all past and present clinical trials in the United States to be registered and report their results.

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AAFP Joins AMA Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse

Group Offers Physicians Resources on PDMPs, Optimal Prescribing Practices

07/29/2015 — The AMA Task Force to Reduce Opioid Abuse released the first of several national recommendations to address the urgent drug abuse epidemic on July 29.

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USPSTF Proposes Screening All Adults for Depression

Clinical Support Systems Should Be in Place, Says Task Force

07/29/2015 — The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has just released a draft statement that recommends screening all adults -- including pregnant and postpartum women -- for depression in the primary care setting.

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07/27/2015 — The AAFP's final report from its Family Medicine Residency Childhood Obesity Initiative shared successes from the eight participating family medicine residency programs.

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