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Family Medicine Cares: JUUL and Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Devices are Bad for ...

Aug 16, 2018 - Family Medicine Cares: JUUL and Other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Devices are Bad for Kids

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/Juuling.html

New Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Focuses on Pharmacologic Management

Jun 1, 2017 - New Atrial Fibrillation Guideline Focuses on Pharmacologic Management

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/atrialfibrillation-guidelines.html

AAFP Survey: Too Many Men Ignore Doctors’ Orders

Jun 1, 2017 - AAFP Survey: Too Many Men Ignore Doctors’ Orders

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/mens-health-2017.html

Hidden Salt: How Everyday Foods Harm You

Mar 20, 2017 - World Salt Awareness Week 2017 Hidden Salt: How Everyday Foods Harm You

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/world-salt-awareness-week-2017.html

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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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2017/ACP-AAFP-hypertension-guidelines.html

Preserving Patients' Access to Care in Budget Reduction Debate

Jun 11, 2013 - Learn about the AAFP's efforts to preserve patients' access to care during the budget deficit reduction debate.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/access-to-care.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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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/kits/recession/fp-who-what.html

American Academy of Family Physicians Identifies List of Commonly Used Tests and ...

Feb 21, 2013 - LEAWOOD, Kan. - Today the American Academy of Family Physicians released its second list of specific tests or procedures that are commonly ordered, but not always necessary, in family medicine as part of the Choosing Wisely campaign, an initiative of the American Board of Internal ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2013/choosing-wisely-phase-two.html

AAFP Primary Care Valuation Task Force Members

Jul 20, 2011 - Bios for the American Academy of Family Physicians' Primary Care Valuation Task Force.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/primary-care-valuation-task-force/primary-care-valuation-task-force-bios.html

AAFP Statement: New Warning Labels Help Show the Real Dangers of Smoking

Jun 21, 2011 - The AAFP commends the Food and Drug Administration in developing strong new graphic warnings for cigarette packaging and advertisements that more fully depict the negative health consequences of smoking. These warnings mark the first change in cigarette warnings in more than 25 years ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2011/fda-tobacco-warning-labels.html

AAFP Awarded $1 Million to Help Family Medicine Practices Enhance Care for Patients ...

Dec 6, 2010 - Leawood, Kan. - The American Academy of Family Physicians has received a $1 million grant to help support a unique new performance improvement (PI) continuing medical education (CME) program that will help family physicians enhance the comprehensive care they provide to patients with ...

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2010/healthy-communities-collaborative.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: Senate Finance Committee Health Reform Proposal a Move in the Right ...

Sep 16, 2009 - Meaningful health care reform will succeed when Americans have access to affordable care and the nation has a solid foundation of primary care physicians to whom Americans can turn for their first-contact care, preventive services and chronic health care needs.

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/senatefinancecommittee-healthreformproposal.html

American Academy of Family Physicians and AnswersMedia Expand Their Media Presence with...

May 15, 2009 - The American Academy of Family Physicians is teaming with multi-platform video distributor AnswersMedia, LLC., to provide consumers with expert health content on a new high-definition and digital broadcast, online and wireless network - Live Well HD

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https://www.aafp.org/media-center/releases-statements/all/2009/answersmedia-livewell-hdnetwork.html

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

...all-cause, cancer, heart disease, stroke, and infant mortality; low birth weight; life expectancy; and self-rated health. This relationship held regardless of the year (1980-1995) or level of analysis (state, county, metropolitan statistical area (MSA), and non-MSA levels)....

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/access-to-care/Quantify-Hlth-Benes-PC-Phys-Supply-2007-IJHS.pdf

Effects-Of-Specialist-Supply-Starfield.pdf

...heart, cancer, stroke, and infant), there are thirty-five different results for primary care and for specialist ratios, respectively (data not shown). The higher the primary care ratios, the lower the mortality for twenty-eight of the thirty-five results, with statistical...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/access-to-care/Effects-Of-Specialist-Supply-Starfield.pdf

MensHealthInfographicEnglishJune2017.pdf

...that’s a big mistake. Neglecting to seek help and follow through on prescribed treatment can lead to much bigger problems like heart attack, stroke, and kidney disease. - john meigs, jr., md, aafp president Too many men aren’t following doctor’s orders. • 2 out of 10...

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https://www.aafp.org/dam/AAFP/documents/media_center/charts-graphs/MensHealthInfographicEnglishJune2017.pdf

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