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Higher education linked with lower risk for dementia in African-Americans

April 20, 2018
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PCPs on ‘frontline’ for reducing polypharmacy

April 20, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — The high prevalence of taking — and negatively reacting — to many medication types among the elderly necessitates thorough discussions on…
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VIDEO: Even small measures to increase geriatric patients’ activity in the hospital can improve outcomes

April 20, 2018
NEW ORLEANS – Geriatric patients in the hospital spend as much as 93% of their time in bed, significantly increasing their risk for complications including…
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Debate persists in treating older patients with diabetes

April 20, 2018
NEW ORLEANS — A one-size-fits-all approach on reaching glycemic targets will not work in older patients with type 2 diabetes, according to members of a panel…
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