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Fall prevention: What you need to know

September 22, 2017

Today marks Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Organized by the National Council on Aging, observance of the day on the first day of fall has grown across the United States from 11 states in 2008 to 48 states plus the District of Columbia.

According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries in older Americans. The group recommends lifestyle adjustments, evidence-based fall prevention programs and community partnerships to help reduce the risk for falls among seniors.

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Novel oxycodone abuse-deterrent formula effective for chronic pain

September 22, 2017
Oxycodone DETERx ER, an extended-release, abuse-deterrent drug, safely and effectively managed chronic pain in patients with poorly managed pain previously treated with…

Hepatitis A increase in NYC linked to travel among MSM

September 22, 2017
According to the CDC, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported an increase in hepatitis A infection among men who have sex with men in the city…

Top research in PTSD among Vietnam War veterans

September 22, 2017
PBS is currently airing a ten-part documentary on the Vietnam War, titled “The Vietnam War,” produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. It has been speculated…
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Domestic Violence 3 Hour: Focus on Child Abuse

This activity is not supported by a commercial educational grant.

This course focuses on child maltreatment, abuse and neglect within the larger context of domestic or family violence…
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Chapter 3: Barrier Function And Theimmune Response

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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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VIDEO: Time the shingles vaccination appropriately

August 12, 2017
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