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  News, education, and more in Keystone Physician Sept. 22, 2017
The PAFP has released the latest issue of its Keystone Physician magazine, containing news, education, event coverage, and other need-to-know information! Find out the latest on direct primary care legislation, see what PAFP members have been up to, and check out a monograph on fever and rash, and more!
 
 
  Johnstown is Pennsylvania's unhealthiest city Sept. 21, 2017
The U.S. devotes more money to health care than any nation in the world, but still ranks poorly on key statistics like life expectancy. And some cities are less healthy than others. According to U.S. News & World Report, in healthy behavior and socioeconomic conditions, Johnstown is Pennsylvania's unhealthiest city.
 
 
  41 states to investigate pharma companies over opioids Sept. 20, 2017
Pennsylvania and 40 other states will investigate pharmaceutical companies in the midst of the opioid epidemic. PennLive reports Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said he and other attorneys general will seek documents about drug companies' business practices; subpoenas have already been served.
 
 
  Doctors expect severe flu season Sept. 19, 2017
Doctors are expecting a worse-than-normal flu season. According to CBS Pittsburgh, other parts of the world have already experienced a severe season, which means the U.S. may too. Physicians say patients should not to wait to get the shot. As always, the CDC has the latest, greatest information about the flu vaccine.
 
 
  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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