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01/11/2017 — New evidence-based recommendations call for introducing certain infants at risk for developing peanut allergy to dietary peanut as early as age 4 months.

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AAO-HNS Updates Guideline on Diagnosis, Treatment of Cerumen Impaction

After Rigorous Scrutiny, AAFP Endorses New Guidance

01/09/2017 — On Jan. 3, the American Academy of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published its updated clinical practice guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of cerumen impaction.

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01/05/2017 — On Jan. 3, the American College of Physicians released updated recommendations on oral pharmacologic treatment of type 2 diabetes, which the AAFP has endorsed.

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USPSTF, AAFP Issue Final Recommendations

Don't Routinely Screen Adults, Teens for Genital Herpes

12/21/2016 — On Dec. 20, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force published a final statement recommending against screening asymptomatic adults and adolescents for genital herpes simplex virus infection using serology.

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