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NYSAFP: Ban Tobacco/Vaping Products During COVID-19 Pandemic

AAFP Offers Cessation Resources to Help FPs

04/07/2020 — The AAFP is supporting family physicians' efforts to help patients quit using tobacco because tobacco users with COVID-19 are 14 times more likely to have disease progression.

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Academy Debuts Weekly COVID-19 CME Webinar Series

Family Physicians Invited to Participate in Hourlong Sessions

04/03/2020 — Beginning Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m. CDT, the Academy will host a weekly series of CME webinars dedicated to topics related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Tobacco Rule Stands to Benefit Patients With COVID-19

FDA Regulation Mandates Color Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels

04/02/2020 — A new FDA final rule 'to establish new cigarette health warnings for cigarette packages and advertisements' aims to raise public awareness of the dangers of smoking, including its associated comorbidities.

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CDC Moves Forward With STD Awareness Week

Family Physicians Can Choose From Four Campaigns April 12-18

04/02/2020 — The CDC is offering several campaigns that family physicians and other health care professionals can participate in during STD Awareness Week, April 12-18.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

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

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