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  Early bird rate for Reading CME ending soon Oct. 18, 2017
Tomorrow, Oct. 18, is your last chance to receive the early bird rate of $249 for the PAFP's Reading CME Conference - a $30 savings! Click here to register; you can also view the agenda and begin planning for the weekend, Nov. 17-19. Discounted rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton are available through Friday, Oct. 20.
 
 
  Health care denials are increasing Oct. 16, 2017
Americans are increasingly being denied treatments because of techniques like prior authorization which limits a patient's options. The Detroit Times reports insurance companies have increased their use of certain methods that are designed to save money but can sometimes result in negative health care outcomes.
 
 
  U.S. obesity epidemic hits record high Oct. 13, 2017
America's obesity epidemic has reached a new high. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost 40 percent of adults and nearly 20 percent of adolescents are now obese. NBC News reports overall, more than 7 in 10 Americans is either obese or overweight.  
 
 
  Gov. Wolf signs 'Right to Try' legislation Oct. 12, 2017
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has signed House Bill 45, also known as the "Right to Try" bill. This legislation, which unanimously passed both the state House and Senate, would give terminally ill patients the opportunity to seek experimental treatments not yet fully approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
 
 
  Featured: Big changes this year for back-to-school vaccines 
This year, the grace period for students entering kindergarten to get vaccines or prove they're scheduled to receive them has been shortened from eight months to five days, reports PennLive. A second meningococcal shot must also be administered. Visit the Pa. Department of Health for full information!
 
 
 
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November 17-19, 2017
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March 2-4, 2018

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