Health of the Public

Recent Health of the Public Stories

03/21/2018 — The FDA announced on March 15 that it was issuing an advance notice of proposed rulemaking to explore reducing nicotine in cigarettes to "minimally or nonaddictive levels."

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03/19/2018 — The Up and Away and Out of Sight campaign and other groups are reminding physicians and patients about safely storing medications to protect children from accidental exposures.

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AAFP Offers Resources to Support Kick Butts Day, March 21

Academy Joins Other Groups to Highlight Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Initiative

03/14/2018 — The AAFP is joining other medical professional organizations to support the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids' Kick Butts Day on March 21 with a wide range of resources, including social media messages.

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03/13/2018 — The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery recently published an updated clinical practice guideline on dysphonia; the AAFP has given the guideline its affirmation of value designation.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

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

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