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AAFP's Opioid Survey Seeks Powerful Firsthand Testimony

Academy to Take First-person Approach to Fighting for Family Medicine

08/13/2018 — The Academy is seeking member feedback regarding pain management and the opioid epidemic. Your response to a 10-minute survey will help support the AAFP's advocacy.

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AAFP, Other Groups Demand HHS Stop Stalling on Regulations

Information Blocking Provisions Mired in Bureaucracy

08/09/2018 — The AAFP and 13 other organizations recently pressed HHS to issue long-overdue regulations on information blocking related to the 21st Century Cures Act.

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Title X Change Would Threaten Evidence-based Care, AAFP Warns

Women's Health, Doctors' Ethics at Stake

07/30/2018 — A proposed revision to Title X would force family physicians to withhold important information from patients, the AAFP recently told HHS.

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AAFP Joins Push for Tough FDA Stance on Black Market Tobacco

Letter Urges Agency to Create Enforcement Policies Independently

07/26/2018 — Bootlegged cigarettes are only part of the illicit tobacco picture, according to a July 16 letter the AAFP and other stakeholder groups sent to the FDA.

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Read the AAFP Leader Voices blog for two-way discussion on issues important to family medicine.

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