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A Primary Care Approach to Curbing Dangerous Teen Trends

2016-02-12T21:32:27+00:00

Teenagers, no matter how smart, sometimes do senseless things. There are countless viral challenges and trends online, ranging from silly to downright dangerous, that physicians and parents should be aware of.Need a few examples? Two Tennessee teens died in mid-January after drinking "dewshine," a toxic mixture of racing fuel and Mountain Dew.That same week, a [...]

A Primary Care Approach to Curbing Dangerous Teen Trends 2016-02-12T21:32:27+00:00

Medicine, Media and the Need for a Physician’s Perspective

2016-02-09T15:05:16+00:00

"I don’t like taking medicine unless I really have to."That is the most common complaint I hear from my patient Sandra whenever I talk with her about why she should be taking a statin or why it's important to get an annual flu vaccination. Unfortunately, she bristles at discussions about quality of life and mortality.But [...]

Medicine, Media and the Need for a Physician’s Perspective 2016-02-09T15:05:16+00:00

AAFP Congress of Delegates in Denver a Huge Success

2015-12-11T21:47:42+00:00

Although the AAFP President-Elect Election did not go the way we had hoped it would, it was a successful trip for the AzAFP.  The AzAFP enjoyed learning more about and promoting our wonderful member Carlos Gonzales and his family!  He has made an enormous contribution to family medicine in Arizona.  We were so proud to have [...]

AAFP Congress of Delegates in Denver a Huge Success 2015-12-11T21:47:42+00:00

AAFP COD Election Results

2015-12-11T21:47:42+00:00

The AzAFP would like to congratulate the following people for their newly elected positions: Vice Speaker: Alan Schwartzstein, MD- Wisconsin Board of Director Members: John Bender, MD, Colorado; Gary Leroy, MD, Ohio & Carl Olden, MD, Washington President Elect: Former Speaker, John Meigs, MD, Alabama Commission chairs: COCPD - Richard Lord, MD, North Carolina Education [...]

AAFP COD Election Results 2015-12-11T21:47:42+00:00