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Recent Health of the Public Stories

05/04/2016 — The Academy recently recognized three family medicine interest groups (FMIGs) as part of the 2016 Tar Wars Challenge for FMIGs.

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USPSTF: Evidence Shows Interventions Encourage Breastfeeding

Draft Recommendation Says Interventions Increase Initiation and Duration of Breastfeeding

04/29/2016 — The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released its draft recommendation statement April 26 on primary care interventions to support breastfeeding.

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04/27/2016 — The AAFP has reviewed the final version of the CDC's guideline for prescribing opioids for chronic pain and given it a designation of "affirmation of value."

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04/26/2016 — The 2015-2016 AAFP Vaccine Science Fellows created a frequently asked questions resource for family physicians about the two serogroup B meningococcal vaccines.

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