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Tuesday, January 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Family Physician of the Year Award Nominees Announced »
Thirty members of the Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) have been nominated for 2019 Minnesota Family Physicia...
Tuesday, January 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Academy Award Nominees Announced »
The MAFP is proud to announce nominees for the 2019 Academy Awards. Family Physician of the Year 93% of nominati...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
From MDH: Proposed Modifications to the Communicable Disease Reporting Rules »
The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) is proposing modification to the Communicable Disease Reporting Rules through the...
Thursday, April 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Child and Teen Checkups - Guideline Updates »
Child and Teen Checkup (C&TC) Revisions Among other changes, the Minnesota Department of Health (DHS) lists all sc...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MAFP Names Diane Kennedy, MD, of Luverne, Minnesota, the 2018 Family Physician of the Year »
St. Louis Park, March 20, 2018 – The Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians (MAFP) has named Diane Kennedy, MD, of Luverne...

Advocacy News
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...
Friday, March 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advocacy Update »
The legislature is two weeks in and the MAFP has been busy keeping an eye on developments on behalf of our members and pat...

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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