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Wednesday, November 6, 2019
New Childhood Blood Lead Treatment Guidelines for Minnesota »
The 2019 Childhood Blood Lead Treatment Guidelines for Minnesota tare now posted on The MDH website ( https://www.health....
Wednesday, October 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nominees Sought for 2020 Minnesota Family Physician of the Year »
The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) has announced that it is seeking nominations from the public for the 202...
Monday, June 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Announcing Your 2019-2020 Board of Directors »
Elections for MAFP officer positions were held at our House of Delegates in the spring, with terms beginning July 1, 2019....
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
MDH Report on First Phase of A Measurement Framework for a Healthier Minnesota »
The first phase report for “A Measurement Framework for a Healthier Minnesota” and a summary fact sheet had been deliv...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fluoride Varnish for 0 – 5 Years Added to the MDH C & TC Age-related Periodicity Schedule »
Child and Teen Check-Up (C & TC) is the Minnesota Health Care Programs (MHCP) periodicity schedule for well-child chec...

Advocacy News
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians Denounces Race-based Medicine »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Jami Burbidge, MAM Director of Advocacy & Engagement 952-224-3874, jami@...
Thursday, May 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy Update »
Health Cost Transparency Passes Senate Floor Legislation to increase price transparency for consumers ( SF 3480 ) passe...
Friday, April 27, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
22 Resolutions Heard at 2018 House of Delegates »
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Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Minnesota’s Family Physicians Support Proposed Bipartisan Gun Violence Safety Legislation »
St. Louis Park, MN: March 12, 2018: Just days before our member Senator Scott Jensen and a bipartisan group of his colleag...
Friday, March 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy Update »
Things are rolling now! Dave Renner and MAFP staff are keeping an eye on our issues as the Legislature’s policy committee...

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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