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USPSTF recommends STD screening for all sexually active women

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 23, 2014

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is recommending that all sexually active women age 24 years and younger undergo screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea. The recommendations, published in Annals of Internal Medicine, also apply to older women who have previously tested negative but have developed new risk factors for these infections, as well as pregnant women who tested positive for chlamydia or gonorrhea in the first trimester and have been treated for three months. HealthDay News (09/23)


Statins raise diabetes risk, but benefits outweigh downside

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 25, 2014

AAFP president: PCMHs, collaborative care will drive health care transformation

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 26, 2014

Study links healthy lifestyles to reduced heart attack risk in men

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 23, 2014

AAP: Dietary calcium, vitamin D promote bone health in youths

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 29, 2014

Study: NSAIDs may raise venous clot risk

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 25, 2014

Study: 2 types of drugs raise fracture risk for elderly

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 23, 2014

U.S. infant mortality rate is higher than 25 other developed countries

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 25, 2014

Study: Fewer family physicians provide pediatric care

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 25, 2014

Cases of rare enterovirus continue to increase across U.S.

Family Medicine SmartBrief | Sep 25, 2014


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