Texas Family Physician - Vol. 61 No. 2, Spring 2010

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Cover: Salvaging the safety net
Facing a multibillion-dollar budget shortfall, Texas lawmakers must make tough cuts next legislative session. Have they learned from the slash-and-burn session of 2003, or will children’s health programs suffer the same fate?
By Kate McCann

Destination San Antonio
TAFP has a lot in store for attendees of the 61st Annual Session and Scientific Assembly. Read a preview of this year’s conference and make plans to join the party in vibrant San Antonio.
By Kate McCann

Research: Use of antibiotics without a prescription in a flea market population
By Ramin S. Poursani, M.D.; John M. Tovar, Pharm.D.; and Oralia V. Bazaldua, Pharm.D.

Practice management
Keep consistent, thorough records

Academy update
Forget health reform, prepare for scope battle

Interim Session minutes in brief

In the news
TAFP launches video contest
TAFP adds Dallas symposium to CME series
Research networks combine for super network
Loan repayment program deadline extended
Reduce claims denials through TAFP partnership

Member news
Report from Interim Session
County medical society honors Goertz
Chassay leads Travis county doctors
TAFP leader, pioneer dies
Members hone leadership and advocacy skills in Austin