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Resolution No. 307 (Illinois B) - Direct Primary Care (DPC) Demonstration Project -- ...

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians work with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and/or state Medicaid officials to set up a pilot project which demonstrates the value and outcomes that a panel of patients within a region receives through a ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/illinois-b.mem.html

Resolution No. 405 (New York State C) - Screening, Intervening, and Advocating to ...

Sep 25, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians support efforts to screen patients for food insecurity, using tools like the validated Hunger Vital Sign, and connect patients to federal nutrition programs and resources, and be it further that the American Academy of ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2017/resolutions2/newyork-c.mem.html

Resolution No. *** (Illinois A) - Stigma and Bias Experienced by People with Obesity --...

Aug 5, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) ) support local, state and national policies that prohibit weight discrimination, and make available to its members educational materials to reduce the experience of weight stigma and bias for patients, including...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2019/resolutions2/illinois-a.mem.html

Resolution No. 408 (Co-Sponsored D) - Support Measures to Decrease Maternal Mortality ...

May 22, 2019 - This resolution asks that the American Academy of Family Physicians engage in efforts to overturn the Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS) classification on mifepristone.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2018/resolutions2/cosponsored-d.mem.html

Breastfeeding and Lactation for Medical Trainees

Jun 11, 2019 - Read AAFP's position on breastfeeding and lactation for medical trainees.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/breastfeeding-accommodations-trainees.html

Incarceration and Health: A Family Medicine Perspective (Position Paper)

Mar 18, 2019 - Read the AAFP's position paper on Incarceration and Health: A Family Medicine Perspective

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/incarcerationandhealth.html

Preconception Care (Position Paper)

May 4, 2018 - Read the AAFP's position paper on preconception care. Preconception care is defined as individualized care for men and women that is focused on reducing maternal and fetal morbidity and mortality.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/preconception-care.html

Resolution No. 513 (New York C) - Make the Minimum Wage a Living Wage -- 2016 Resolutions

May 23, 2017 - This resolution asks that the American American Academy of Family Physicians support indexing the federal minimum wage to the Federal Poverty Level as a means of decreasing health disparities, and be it further that the AAFP support providing tax relief or other forms of relief for ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/2016/resolutions/newyork-c.mem.html

Electrocardiograms, Family Physician Interpretation (Position Paper)

Dec 11, 2017 - Learn about AAFP's Position Paper on family physician interpretation of electrocardiography.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/electrocardiograms.html

EGD, Training and Credentialing of Family Physicians In (Position Paper)

Nov 1, 2017 - Read AAFP's position paper on training and credentialing of family physicians in esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD).

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/egd-training.html

Breastfeeding, Family Physicians Supporting (Position Paper)

May 17, 2017 - Read the AAFP's position paper on support for breastfeeding.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/breastfeeding-support.html

Poverty and Health - The Family Medicine Perspective (Position Paper)

Oct 20, 2015 - Find out the ways in which the American Academy of Family Physicians transforms health care to achieve optimal health for everyone.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all/policy-povertyhealth.html

Family Medicine Specialty

Sep 23, 2014 - Learn about the specialty of family medicine as well as access resources for medical students, residents and physicians interested in family medicine.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/the-aafp/family-medicine-specialty.html

Resolution No. 306 (Co-Sponsored D) entitled Payment for Weight-Loss Counseling -- 2011...

Apr 16, 2018 - This resolution proposed that the AAFP advocate for physicians to be adequately reimbursed for weight-loss counseling services.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2011/resolutions/resolution-306.mem.html

Resolution No. 404 - Sodium -- Congress of Delegates

May 29, 2014 - This resolution asks that the AAFP to write a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration petitioning for the removal of sodium’s Generally Recognized As Safe status; publish a statement in its journal American Family Physician outlining our position regarding the Generally ...

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2013/resolutions/resolution-404.mem.html

Resolution No. 403 (Co-Sponsored D) entitled Improving Nutrition in the Workplace -- ...

May 14, 2014 - Resolution No. 403 to the 2010 AAFP Congress of Delegates deals with improving nutrition in the workplace.

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https://www.aafp.org/about/governance/congress-delegates/previous/2010/resolutions/resolution-403.mem.html

Index to Minutes: Board of Directors

.........................................................206 EXERCISE (See: EXERCISE under E, FITNESS under F, and PHYSICAL ACTIVITY under P) HYPERTENSION .......................................................................................................

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https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/board_of_directors/restricted/Board-Index-2011-2018.pdf

Index to Minutes: Board of Directors

.........................................................206 EXERCISE (See: EXERCISE under E, FITNESS under F, and PHYSICAL ACTIVITY under P) HYPERTENSION .......................................................................................................

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/board_of_directors/restricted/Board-Index-2011-2018.pdf

Board Index - 2011-July 2018

.........................................................199 EXERCISE (See: EXERCISE under E, FITNESS under F, and PHYSICAL ACTIVITY under P) HYPERTENSION .......................................................................................................

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/BoardIndex_2011-July2018.pdf

Index to COD Transactions 2001-2018

...the number of inmates older than 55 years of age increased over 300%.31 Older adults have higher rates of chronic conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease. As the prison population ages, there will also be more people with cognitive impairment and physical...

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https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2018/CODINDEXTOTRANS_2011-2018.pdf

Index to COD Transactions 2001-2018

...the number of inmates older than 55 years of age increased over 300%.31 Older adults have higher rates of chronic conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease. As the prison population ages, there will also be more people with cognitive impairment and physical...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2018/CODINDEXTOTRANS_2011-2018.pdf

Index to COD Transactions 2001-2018

...the number of inmates older than 55 years of age increased over 300%.31 Older adults have higher rates of chronic conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease. As the prison population ages, there will also be more people with cognitive impairment and physical...

About AAFP

https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/2018/INDEXTOTRANS_2011-2018.pdf

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...in developed countries, not breastfeeding is associated with increased risks of type 2 diabetes24, breast cancer25, ovarian cancer26, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease.15, 22 Breastfeeding also has broader economic and social benefits. Health care costs for both children...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/AAFP_AllPoliciesApril2019.pdf

https://www.aafp.org/about/policies/all.pdflist.html

...in developed countries, not breastfeeding is associated with increased risks of type 2 diabetes24, breast cancer25, ovarian cancer26, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease.15, 22 Breastfeeding also has broader economic and social benefits. Health care costs for both children...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/policies/AAFP_AllPoliciesApril2019.pdf

Index to Trans - 2011-2017

...adults have higher rates of chronic conditions, including hypertension, diabetes, and heart disease. As the prison population ages, there will also be more people with cognitive impairment and physical disabilities that will make them vulnerable to injury and poorer health...

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https://www.aafp.org/content/dam/AAFP/documents/about_us/congress/restricted/INDEXTOTRANS_2011-2017.pdf

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