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Family Practice Career and Resource Center

Welcome to the LocumTenens.com Family Practice Career and Resource Center. Here you can stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in your industry, check out survey statistics on family practice salaries, find links to organizations and associations, and more. Of course, you're only a few clicks away from finding the perfect family practice employment opportunity, too. Learn more about our family practice recruiting services.

2020 Family Practice Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2020 LocumTenens.com primary care salary survey annual reports are now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com primary care salary survey highlight annual average primary care physician salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice and employment status are covered in detail. Also, view clinicians’ thoughts on another wave of COVID-19 and patient misinformation about the virus. 

 

New research on link between migraines and dementia

Source: Florence Health

New research indicates a connection between migraines, particularly those with aura, and dementia later in life. Although previous studies have examined the connection between the two, this one is unique in that it explored different types of migraines and had a larger sample size than previous studies. The research could lead to preventive measures patients and their health care teams can take to avoid long-term issues.

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Protecting patients from wildfire smoke exposure

Source: Healthline

It's well know smoke from wildfires in the West negatively impacts patients who live in close proximity to them, but did you know the smoke has been documented as far east as Philadelphia? More patients are presenting with respiratory issues and even heart attack and stroke related to exposure, and the long-term effects could lead to them becoming immunocompromised. How can you help your patients stay safe when air quality is poor?

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