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CDC updates vaccination guidance for travelers to polio-affected countries

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2014

The CDC issued updated guidance for physicians in the U.S. whose patients plan stays of more than four weeks in areas affected by the wild poliovirus. Countries with uninterrupted WPV circulation include Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan, and WPV cases have arisen in seven other countries in the past year. The recommendations include vaccine dosing regimens for adults and children, and urge physicians to remind patients to carry polio booster documentation with them. AAFP News (07/16)


U.S. reports first domestic chikungunya cases

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 18, 2014

Panel report on evidence-based obesity guidelines released

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2014

Physicians can register to review, dispute Sunshine Act payment data

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2014

Family medicine practices are part of growing ACO trend

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 23, 2014

What makes a good physician, according to patients

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 23, 2014

Study shows patients like shared medical appointments

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2014

Acetaminophen may not benefit patients with back pain, study says

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 24, 2014

Greater patient satisfaction seen with emotional intelligence training

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 22, 2014

Study favors HPV test over Pap smear for cervical cancer screening

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Jul 21, 2014


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