Health of the Public

Recent Health of the Public Stories

11/07/2018 — The CDC recently issued an update on the current flu season and published resources to help clinicians make a strong recommendation that their patients receive the flu vaccine.

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ACIP Recommends Hep A Vaccine for Homeless Patients

Group Discusses Pneumococcal Vaccine Coverage, Redesigns Immunization Schedules

10/31/2018 — During the Oct. 24-25 meeting of the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the group discussed topics including recommending the hepatitis A vaccine for people who are homeless.

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10/31/2018 — The AAFP joined the American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Physicians in updating a joint clinical report on the health care transition from adolescence to adulthood.

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10/26/2018 — On Oct. 23, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a final recommendation statement and final evidence summary on screening for intimate partner violence, elder abuse and abuse of vulnerable adults.

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Fresh Perspectives Blog

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

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