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2014-10-24 12:26:38

Six family physicians honored for outstanding contributions to Family Medicine WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians announced the recipients of its most prestigious awards this week at its annual meeting. Six family physicians from across the nation were recognized for their outstanding contributions to family medicine and the health of the public. Each of these awards recognize family physicians who have made exceptional advances in...

2014-10-24 12:26:35

Oscar F. Lovelace, Jr., MD, earns prestigious national award for dedication to patients and community WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians has named Oscar F. Lovelace, Jr., MD, the national 2015 Family Physician of the Year at its annual Assembly. The award honors one outstanding American family physician who provides patients with compassionate, comprehensive care, and serves as a role model in his or her community, to other...

2014-10-24 08:26:10

BOSTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rhythm announced today the presentation of results from a Phase 2a clinical trial assessing the safety and efficacy of relamorelin (RM-131) in 48 patients with chronic constipation. Analysis of the data indicates that relamorelin administered once daily for two weeks in patients with chronic constipation significantly improves constipation symptoms, along with accelerating colonic transit. The study results were presented in a late-breaker session at the...

2014-10-22 23:14:20

Food start-up launching Kickstarter campaign to make bars free of corn, wheat, dairy, soy, and low in FODMAPs. FODMAPs are carbohydrates found in common foods, shown to trigger GI symptoms for many people with IBS. Camano Island, WA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 “Love Your Guts.” That’s the slogan of Nicer Foods, a new company that creates food products for people with sensitive digestive systems. Founded by Kate and Jesse Watson, the company’s first product is a unique protein bar...

2014-10-22 23:12:46

Hydro Med announces: “Is it Really Sinusitis? Simple Self-Test Plus Remedies that Work” by Murray Grossan, M.D. Mission Hills, Ca 91345 (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Sinusitis Makes the Difference. Hydro Med announces: “Is it Really Sinusitis? Simple Self-Test Plus Remedies that Work” by Murray Grossan, M.D. This latest article by Dr Grossan is published in the November issue of Bottom Line Personal. “Is It Really Sinusitis? Simple Self-Test...

2014-10-22 12:30:43

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Linda A. Walsh, MD, a family physician at Jarrettsville Family Care in Jarrettsville, Maryland, was awarded the 2014 Humanitarian Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians at its annual meeting. The Humanitarian Award honors extraordinary and enduring humanitarian efforts by AAFP members, both within and beyond the borders of the United States. Walsh is the medical director and chair of the Steering Committee for the...

2014-10-22 12:30:41

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul E. Jarris, MD, MBA, a family physician from Arlington, Virginia, was awarded the 2014 Public Health Award by the American Academy of Family Physicians at its annual meeting. The AAFP's Public Health Award recognizes individuals who have made or are making extraordinary contributions to the health of the American public. Jarris is the executive director of the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, a former...

2014-10-22 12:30:33

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Family Physicians held elections for its board of directors this week at its annual meeting. The board of directors advocate on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system. The AAFP represents 115,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. -- Robert Wergin, MD, FAAFP, is president of the board. Wergin is a family physician in...

2014-10-22 12:30:31

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert L. Wergin, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Milford, Nebraska, today assumes the role of president of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Previously, he served three years as a director on the AAFP Board and one year as president-elect. Wergin was chosen president-elect in September 2013 by the Congress of Delegates, the AAFP's governing body. The AAFP represents 115,900 physicians and medical students nationwide. As...

2014-10-20 08:30:04

New center to provide great care and modern conveniences close to Dallas' dynamic Knox Park area DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MedSpring Urgent Care officially opens the doors to its first Dallas-based center today in the Knox Park area. Located at 4617 N. Central Expressway, just east of the Knox Shopping District, the new center offers the same level of medical care and amenities patients have come to expect from MedSpring locations in Austin, Houston and Chicago....


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American Family Physician
2012-05-03 12:17:03

American Family Physician is a peer-reviewed medical journal published biweekly by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). This journal is the successor to the journal GP (General Practitioner), which was first published in 1950 by the American Academy of General Practice, which was the predecessor organization to the AAFP. American Family Physician provides continuing medical education for family physicians and other primary care clinicians. It publishes original articles...

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