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AAFP Endorses ACP Guideline on Managing Acute, Recurrent Gout

June 16, 2017, 12:45 pm by American Academy of Family Physicians

The AAFP recently endorsed the American College of Physicians' evidence-based guideline on managing acute and recurrent gout.


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AFP to Host Free CME Twitter Chat on Antibiotic Overuse
American Academy of Family Physicians : June 26, 2017, 10:12 am
American Family Physician will host a Twitter chat about reducing antibiotic overuse on July 9. Family physicians can earn up to 4.0 Prescribed CME credits by participating in the activity.

Physicians Offer Hands-on Advice on Launching a DPC Practice
American Academy of Family Physicians : June 26, 2017, 1:00 am
Panelists who spoke during the 2017 Direct Primary Care Summit offered guidance for physicians who might be considering the innovative practice model but are unsure how to proceed.

Embracing DPC Takes Dedication, Sacrifice, Says Physician
American Academy of Family Physicians : June 23, 2017, 1:41 am
To be the kind of physician she wanted to be, Julie Gunther, M.D., knew she had to change the way she practiced medicine. And that's just what she did.

Teen Tobacco Use Dropped Significantly From 2015 to 2016
American Academy of Family Physicians : June 22, 2017, 12:39 pm
According to a new CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, fewer middle- and high-school students reported having used a tobacco product in the past 30 days in 2016 than in 2015.

Evidence Supports Screening Children, Teens for Obesity
American Academy of Family Physicians : June 22, 2017, 7:50 am
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening children and teens for obesity and offering or referring those with a positive result to intensive behavioral interventions.