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Recent Health of the Public Stories

Study Validates Strategies to Support Patient Self-management

New Scale Gauges Clinicians' Ability to Facilitate Patient Activation

09/20/2016 — Recently published research has validated five promising strategies clinicians can use to support patient self-management.

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09/13/2016 — The AAFP will host its second members-only webinar on the Zika virus outbreak Sept. 16 from noon to 1 p.m. CDT.

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USPSTF, AAFP: Screen Adults at Increased Risk for Latent TB Infection

Evidence Supports Effective Screening Tests, Treatments

09/08/2016 — In its final recommendation statement, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommended screening for latent tuberculosis infection in asymptomatic adults at increased risk.

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09/07/2016 — The FDA is requiring class-wide changes to opioid medication and benzodiazepine drug labels warning of the hazards of combined use of the two types of drugs.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

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

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