January 2008
American Family Physician;1/1/2008, Vol. 77 Issue 1, p23
Academic Journal
This section offers news briefs related to the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) in the U.S. as of January 2008. AAFP Board chair Rick Kellerman states the need to change some of the provisions of the proposed Medical Homes Act. AAFP and other organizations has decided to participate in the Divided We Fail campaign aimed the making affordable health care access as a key issue in the 2008 elections. Primary care access contributed to a reduction in cancer mortality according to former American Cancer Society (ACS) president Richard Wender.


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