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Friday, September 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Report from the 2017 Congress of Delegates »
I write from San Antonio, Texas, as we close the 2017 AAFP Congress of Delegates (COD). This is my final year as a dele...
Friday, September 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2018 Spring Refresher: Call for Presentations »
The 2018 Spring Refresher will be April 12-13, 2018 at Saint Paul RiverCentre in St. Paul, MN. The MAFP is now accept...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Family Physicians Invited to Speak at Environmental Quality Board Panel »
Work continues on the MAFP’s Health Impact Assessment Resolution, which begun in 2016 and renewed in 2017. On Thursday,...
Friday, August 11, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 AAFP National Conference: By the Numbers »
“National Conference is where students from across the nation come together to make new friends, be rejuvenated, refreshed...
Tuesday, August 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Key Changes for Child and Teen Checkups Effective October 1st »
The Minnesota Child & Teen Checkups (C&TC) periodicity schedule requirements will be updated as of October 1, 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 rep...
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...
Friday, April 29, 2016
Legislative Update »
Three Weeks Left, No Global Agreement With three weeks left until the Constitutional deadline to adjourn both the Repub...
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 Co...
Friday, April 1, 2016
Legislative Update »
Frist Committee Deadline Today Only four weeks into the 2016 legislative session and the Legislature has reached the fi...

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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