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Study finds comparable health care services among NPs, physicians

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 21, 2016

Nurse practitioners and physician assistants provide patients with medical care and treatments equivalent to that provided by physicians, according to a study in the Annals of Internal Medicine. This main finding "is reassuring in light of recent efforts to expand advanced practice clinicians' scope of practice and while the primary care physician workforce continues to shrink," said lead author John Mafi, M.D., in a statement accompanying the study. Forbes (06/20)


Metformin use tied to lower neurodegenerative disease risk

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 24, 2016

Study ties oral contraceptive use to lower ovarian cancer risk

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 22, 2016

Premature ovarian syndrome linked to higher cardiovascular risk factors

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 23, 2016

Help bring recognition to the NP role -- Vote now!

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 21, 2016

Women may now obtain birth control prescriptions online

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 21, 2016

4 in 10 patients get aspirin instead of blood thinners for stroke risk

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 22, 2016

Health care providers have until July 1 to apply for MU hardship exemption

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 22, 2016

Study: Opioids may worsen pain for sickle cell patients

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 24, 2016

Research finds no CVD risk benefit to very low LDL levels

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 23, 2016


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Salute to the States event

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 24, 2016

Fellows induction Thursday night

AANP SmartBrief | Jun 24, 2016

Record number of exhibitors at this year's event

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