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Friday, April 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update »
Sprint to the Session's End Begins The one task the 2017 legislature must complete this year - passage of bills to fu...
Friday, March 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Activity in March »
March has seen a flurry of legislative activity - below is a summary of what's been happening. Funding Bills Un...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MAFP Votes to Oppose AHCA »
On Saturday, March 18, 2017, the MAFP Board of Directors passed a motion to officially oppose the American Health Car...
Monday, March 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Julie Mayers Benson, MD, FAAFP, of Staples, MN, Named 2017 Family Physician of the Year »
The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) has selected Julie Mayers Benson, MD, FAAFP, of Staples, MN, as the 2017...
Monday, March 20, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Renee Crichlow, MD, FAAFP, Named 2017 Educator of the Year »
The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) has selected Reneé Crichlow, MD, FAAFP, of Minneapolis, MN, as the 2017...

Legislative Update
Monday, May 23, 2016
MN Legislative Wrap-Up »
2016 Legislative Session Ends in Chaos; Result a Mix for MAFP By Dave Renner, MAFP Legislative Representative As report...
Friday, May 13, 2016
Legislative Update »
One Week to Go; Still Waiting for Global Agreement With the May 23 Constitutional deadline just over a week away it is st...
Friday, April 29, 2016
Legislative Update »
Three Weeks Left, No Global Agreement With three weeks left until the Constitutional deadline to adjourn both the Republi...
Friday, April 15, 2016
Legislative Update »
Five Weeks Left; Large Differences Remain between House and Senate The legislature has five weeks to go before their Cons...
Friday, April 1, 2016
Legislative Update »
Frist Committee Deadline Today Only four weeks into the 2016 legislative session and the Legislature has reached the firs...

Patient Education
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Patient Education: Caring for Older Adults - Vaccinations Should Be A Life-Long Priority »
Preventive care with a trusted physician is just as important for adults as those well-checks are for children.  Fami...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Patient Education: Taking the Itch Out of Winter: Dealing with Atopic Dermatitis »
Feeling that winter itch?  Cold temperatures, indoor heating and long hot showers can zap the moisture from a person’...
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Patient Education: A Vaccine That Prevents Cancer - The HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine »
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is a common virus to which all people are exposed. The virus causes common warts, plantar wart...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Patient Education: Managing Asthma - Better Understanding Can Lead to Better Control »
Asthma is a condition that can make it hard to breath. Affecting more than 20 million people in the United States, the dis...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Patient Education: Stopping the Spread of Pertussis - Adults Need to Get Vaccinated »
Pertussis, known to most people as whooping cough, is back. Older generations remember the disease, in the era before wide...

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