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National Heart Month 2017: Family Physicians Address the Heart of the Matter

Feb 1, 2017 - National Heart Month 2017: Family Physicians Address the Heart of the Matter

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ACP and AAFP Release Guideline for Treatment of Hypertension in Adults 60 Years Old and...

Jan 17, 2017 - ACP and AAFP Release Guideline for Treatment of Hypertension in Adults 60 Years Old and Older

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Family Physicians to Increase Preconception Counseling

Feb 26, 2016 - Family Physicians to Increase Preconception Counseling

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Family Practice Management Earns Accolades From American Society of Healthcare ...

May 5, 2015 - Journal receives three awards for excellence in health care publishing.

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AAFP Member, University of Missouri Family Physician Michael LeFevre Assumes Role as ...

Apr 2, 2014 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has announced that family physician Michael LeFevre, MD, a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, is its new chair.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2014/micheal-lefevre-ustspf-chair.html

Family Physicians: Who We Are and What We Do

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about the specialty of family medicine and what we do.

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University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine’s Lauren Kendall Named National ...

Feb 7, 2013 - Lauren Kendall, a fourth-year student at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, has been named national coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/lauren-kendall-fmig.html

Lauren Kendall Named Regional Coordinator For National Medical Student Network

Feb 2, 2012 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Lauren Kendall, a third-year student at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, has been named a regional coordinator for the American Academy of Family Physicians National Family Medicine Interest Group Network. As coordinator, Kendall will serve as a...

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Young Adults Want a Medical Home, National Survey Finds

Jun 14, 2011 - In spite of perceptions that they consider themselves young and invincible, the majority of Americans aged 18 to 26 are taking an active role in maintaining their health by seeing a family physician at least once a year for check ups and preventive services. That was the finding of a ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/young-adult-insurance-coverage.html

Baton Rouge Family Physician Receives Public Health Award at American Academy of Family...

Oct 14, 2009 - Rani G. Whitfield, M.D., a family physician from Baton Rouge, LA., was awarded the 2009 Public Health Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians at its annual meeting in Boston, MA. The AAFP’s Public Health Award recognizes individuals who have made or are making extraordinary ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/2009publichealthaward-whitfield.html

AAFP Statement: 2009 Resident Match Results Sharpen Focus on Family Physician Shortage,...

Mar 19, 2009 - If America is to right the ship of health care and turn it toward a system of higher quality, improved efficiency, better outcomes, less cost, and decreased geographic and ethnic disparity, it must increase the number of primary care physicians. We cannot meet that goal without ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/2009-resident-match-results-sharpen-focus-on-family-physician-shortage.html

New Study Shows Communication Errors Are Frequently the Root Cause of Medical Errors

Jul 30, 2004 - WASHINGTON -- A new study suggests that most medical errors in family medicine are set in motion by errors in communication.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/previous/communication-errors-july-30-2004.html

MensHealthExecSummary.pdf

...o Hypertension (high blood pressure) (33% in 2016; 28% in 2007) o Diabetes (18% in 2016; 10% in 2007) o Arthritis (16% in 2016; 13% in 2007) o Cancer (8% in both 2016 and 2007) o Heart disease (7% in 2016; 8% in 2007) 5 DOCTOR-PATIENT COMMUNICATION Doctor Knows Best...

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...**Hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes, arthritis, cancer, heart disease 20

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/MensHealthInfographic072216.pdf

PeopChronicConditions.pdf

...Hypertension 36,471,156 (86%) 29,093,541 (69%) Arthritis 1,914,070 (85%) 1,945,795 (86%) Asthma 10,773,446 (85%) 7,180,180 (57%) Glaucoma 2,882,388 (83%) 3,232,495 (93%) Source: AHRQ Household Medical Expenditure Panel, 2004....

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Microsoft Word - FINAL Executive Summary 061307.doc

...Q650 Overall, four-in-ten U.S. men (42%) have been diagnosed with at least one of the following: Hypertension (28%), Arthritis (13%), Diabetes (10%), Cancer (8%) and Heart Disease (8%). Counseled on Listed Issues At Most Recent Visit to Doctor (Net) 43% Harris Interactive Inc....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/men-prevention/final_executive_summary_061307.pdf

Quantify-Hlth-Benes-PC-Phys-Supply-2007-IJHS.pdf

...mellitus or pneumonia in children and congestive heart failure, hypertension, pneumonia, and diabetes mellitus in adults) (8). Rates of hospital admission are lower in U.S. communities where primary care physicians are more involved in the care of children both before and...

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PC-Phys-Wkfrce-Mcare-Bene-Outcomes.pdf

...care sensi- tive conditions (convulsions, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneu- monia, asthma, congestive heart fail- ure, hypertension, angina, cellulitis, diabetes, gastroenteritis, kidney or urinary infection, and dehydration) occurring in acute care hospitals were ident i...

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...**Hypertension (high blood pressure), diabetes, arthritis, cancer, heart disease 20

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