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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary ...

Jul 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends against screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in asymptomatic adults.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0715/od1.html

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking on Pelvic Exams in Asymptomatic Women

Jul 6, 2016 - On June 28, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force posted a draft recommendation statement and draft evidence review on screening asymptomatic, nonpregnant women for gynecologic conditions using pelvic exams.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160706uspstfpelvicexam.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for High Blood Pressure in Adults: ...

Feb 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends screening for high blood pressure in adults aged 18 years or older.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0215/p300.html

USPSTF: Screen Adults Ages 50-75 for Colorectal Cancer

Jun 22, 2016 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has issued a final recommendation statement reaffirming that screening for colorectal cancer in adults ages 50-75 reduces mortality.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160622crcscreenfinal.html

USPSTF: More Research Needed on Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Jun 20, 2016 - The U.S Preventive Services Task Force posted its first-ever draft recommendation statement on screening for obstructive sleep apnea in asymptomatic adults in primary care settings.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160620sleepapnea.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Impaired Visual Acuity in Older ...

Jun 15, 2016 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for impaired visual acuity in older adults.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0615/od1.html

USPSTF Recommendations for STI Screening - American Family Physician

Mar 15, 2008 - Since 2000, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has issued eight clinical recommendation statements on screening for sexually transmitted infections. This article, written on behalf of the USPSTF, is an overview of these recommendations. The USPSTF recommends that women at ...

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http://www.aafp.org/afp/2008/0315/p819.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Abnormal Blood Glucose and Type 2 ...

Jan 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends screening for abnormal blood glucose as part of cardiovascular risk assessment in adults aged 40 to 70 years who are overweight or obese. Clinicians should offer or refer patients with abnormal blood glucose to intensive behavioral counseling interventions to ...

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/od1.html

USPSTF, AAFP: Screen At-risk Adults, Teens for Syphilis

Jun 8, 2016 - On June 7, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force published its final statement recommending that nonpregnant adults and adolescents at increased risk for syphilis be screened for the disease.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160608syphilisrec.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Behavioral and Pharmacotherapy Interventions for ...

May 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends that clinicians ask all adults about tobacco use, advise them to stop using tobacco, and provide behavioral interventions and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)–approved pharmacotherapy for cessation to adults who use tobacco.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0515/od1.html

USPSTF Reiterates Call for Folic Acid Supplements for Pregnancy

May 20, 2016 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is recommending that women of childbearing age take a daily supplement containing 400 to 800 µg of folic acid to prevent neural tube defects.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160520folicacidrec.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Young ...

May 1, 2016 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young children for whom no concerns of ASD have been raised by their parents or a clinician.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0501/p774.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Breast Cancer: Recommendation ...

Apr 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends biennial screening mammography for women aged 50 to 74 years.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0415/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Depression in Children and ...

Mar 15, 2016 - The USPSTF recommends screening for major depressive disorder (MDD) in adolescents aged 12 to 18 years. Screening should be implemented with adequate systems in place to ensure accurate diagnosis, effective treatment, and appropriate follow-up.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0315/p506.html

USPSTF: Evidence Lacking to Support Screening for Celiac Disease

May 5, 2016 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released its first-ever draft recommendation statement on May 3 on screening asymptomatic patients for celiac disease.

AAFP News : Health of the Public

http://www.aafp.org/news/health-of-the-public/20160505uspstfceliac.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia and Iron ...

Jan 15, 2016 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for iron deficiency anemia in pregnant women to prevent adverse maternal health and birth outcomes.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2016/0115/p133.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Iron Deficiency Anemia in Young ...

Dec 15, 2015 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for iron deficiency anemia in children ages 6 to 24 months.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/1215/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Low-Dose Aspirin Use for the Prevention of ...

Mar 1, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends the use of low-dose aspirin (81 mg per day) as preventive medication after 12 weeks of gestation in women who are at high risk of preeclampsia.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0301/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: ...

Apr 15, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends one-time screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) with ultrasonography in men ages 65 to 75 years who have ever smoked.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0415/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Primary Hypertension in Children and...

Feb 15, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for primary hypertension in asymptomatic children and adolescents to prevent subsequent cardiovascular disease in childhood or ...

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0215/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic ...

Jan 15, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that primary care clinicians screen women who have family members with breast, ovarian, tubal, or peritoneal cancer with one of several screening tools designed to identify a family history that may be associated with an ...

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0115/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Prevention of Dental Caries in Children from Birth...

Feb 1, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that primary care clinicians prescribe oral fluoride supplementation starting at six months of age for children whose water supply is deficient in fluoride.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/od1.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Suicide Risk in Adolescents, Adults,...

Feb 1, 2015 - The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for suicide risk in adolescents, adults, and older adults in primary care.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0201/od2.html

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Screening for Thyroid Dysfunction: Recommendation ...

Jun 1, 2015 - The USPSTF concludes that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of benefits and harms of screening for thyroid dysfunction in nonpregnant, asymptomatic adults.

American Family Physician : U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

http://www.aafp.org/afp/2015/0601/od1.html

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