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  Millions of Americans incorrectly labeled overweight, obese? Feb. 5, 2016 
The obesity epidemic in the United States has been well-documented, but new research casts doubt on whether using body mass index (BMI) to determine obesity is accurate. The Los Angeles Times reports a UCLA study finds 54 million Americans labeled as obese or overweight by BMI are actually healthy.
  World Cancer Day: Many patients don't know risk factors Feb. 4, 2016 
Americans don't know what causes cancer, reports U.S. News & World Report. While alcohol, obesity, and lack of exercise have been shown to increase the risk of cancer, few patients realize this. Today, on World Cancer Day, recommit yourself to discussing these and other risk factors with patients during well visits.

  Resolution available for member review, comment Feb. 3, 2016 
A resolution titled Expanding Capabilities, AAFP My CME Transcript Website is available for members to review on the Members Only section of this website. You will need your AAFP ID to log in to this section. Members may comment on this resolution through March 13; please send comments to
  Heroin OD reversal drug coming to Pa. schools for free Feb. 2, 2016 
Heroin overdose reversal drug naloxone will be provided for free to Pennsylvania public schools. According to FOX43, the Wolf administration has partnered with Adapt Pharma to provide a free case of Narcan brand nasal spray to each public school in the state. Pennsylvania is the first state to implement such a program.
  Featured: Introducing PAFP Connect, the mobile app for members
The PAFP is excited to announce its brand new mobile app, PAFP Connect, available now on Apple's App Store for iOS devices and the Google Play Shop for Android. This app includes a mobile version of the PAFP Community - but so much more, from PAFP publications like Keystone Physician to the latest news!





March 10-13, 2016
PAFP/UPMC Pittsburgh CME Conference
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March 11, 2016 
PAFP 2016 Annual Meeting 
July 2-7, 2016
PAFP Foundation 2016 CME Cruise 
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