Indiana Academy of Family Physicians

 

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  • Two New Regulations For Vitamin D

    October 11, 2016

    New regulations will now influence the amount of vitamin D that can be added to milk and plant-based alternatives (i.e. soy, almond beverages) as well as what is documented on food labels.

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  • Screening For Elevated Blood Lead Levels

    September 20, 2016

    The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) would like to remind healthcare providers that all patients under the age of 72 months should be screened for lead exposure using a risk assessment questionnaire.  

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  • Regional Cluster Of Synthetic Cannabis

    August 15, 2016

    Synthetic cannabinoids, also known as synthetic marijuana, K2, or spice, have been implicated in a recent cluster of patients presenting to Fort Wayne hospitals with tachycardia, hypertension, and severe agitation.

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  • Preventing MDRO Transmission

    August 3, 2016

    Recommendations for Prevention of Transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDRO) in Ambulatory Care Settings from the ISDH. 

     

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