January Health Awareness - (click on a title to access links)
- Cervical Health Awareness Month
- National Birth Defects Prevention Month
- National Glaucoma Awareness Month
- National Radon Action Month
- National Stalking Awareness Month
- National Winter Sports TBI Awareness Month
- Thyroid Awareness Month
- Jan 26 - Feb 1st - National Drug Facts Week
(info from: Healthfinder.gov)
North American Refugee Health Conference
The North American Refugee Health Conference (June 16 - 18, 2017 - Toronto, Canada) is recognized as the premier conference for those who work with refugee populations.
December 2, 2016: Newton, MA.
Dr. Ronald Blum MD, of Patten, was elected President of the New England College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (NECOEM) at their Annual Meeting held in Newton, MA, early this month. He will serve a 2-yr term. Dr. Blum is Medical Director of Twin Rivers Paper Company, Madawaska, Mt. Heights Health Care Facility, Patten, Tate & Lyle, Houlton, and consults in a variety of other Occupational Medicine settings including Worker’s Comp, Social Security Disability, and Independent Medical Examinations from his office in Patten.
READ the complete story HERE
(Resource Page - prescribing, legislative issues, resources)
AAFP’s members-only Webcast: Zika Virus: Information for Family Physicians
ZIKA Outbreak - Updated Information for physicians
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