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Current Shingrix vaccination schedule unlikely cost-effective

July 9, 2018
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Tamiflu lowers odds of secondary H3N2 infection in LTCF outbreaks

June 25, 2018
In one Canadian province, for every day that passed from the start of an influenza A (H3N2) outbreak in long-term care facilities to the initiation of Tamiflu, the odds…

AMA opposes CVS-Aetna merger

June 20, 2018
AMA has determined that the proposed merger of CVS Health and Aetna should be blocked due to its likely negative consequences for patients and health insurance markets…

ICD-11 updates resistance codes, adds gaming as addictive disorder

June 18, 2018
WHO previewed a new International Classification of Diseases, ICD-11, which includes updates to codes related to antimicrobial resistance, adds gaming as an addictive…
Meeting News

‘Realistic shift' in diet could save the US up to $38 billion annually

June 11, 2018
A 20% increase in adherence to the Healthy Eating Index could result in savings of as much as $38 billion in health-related costs, according to findings presented at…
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Service Use, Participation, Experiences, and Outcomes Among Older Adult Immigrants in American Adult Day Service Centers: An Integrative Review of the Literature

Research in Gerontological Nursing
Online Advanced Release, July 11, 2018
Older adult immigrants are often socially isolated and vulnerable to poor health. Adult day service (ADS) centers could…
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Sleep Disturbances in Elderly Patients: June 2018

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

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VIDEO: Tips for improving MIPS score, avoiding penalties

April 21, 2018
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