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AAFP gives its support to new adult obesity treatment guideline

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Aug 20, 2014

The AAFP has endorsed a new guideline for diagnosing and treating adult obesity that was developed by the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association and the Obesity Society. Jennifer Frost, M.D., medical director for the AAFP Health of the Public and Science Division, said while the guideline does not support any particular diet, it encourages family physicians to engage patients in weight-loss efforts and makes recommendations for interventions for those with cardiovascular risks. AAFP News (08/19)


CDC updates influenza vaccine recommendations

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Aug 21, 2014

Report: Recruiters have trouble filling primary care openings

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2014

Study finds small practices keep patients out of hospital

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Aug 21, 2014

VA expands community care program to include primary care

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Aug 18, 2014

Docs may gain monthly chronic care fees starting in Jan.

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Aug 18, 2014

U.S. tightens control of hydrocodone combo drugs

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Aug 22, 2014

Certain antipsychotic drugs pose strong risks to elderly

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Aug 21, 2014

Decrease seen in deaths, hospitalizations due to stroke, heart disease

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Aug 19, 2014

Many older adults still get cancer screening, study says

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Aug 19, 2014


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