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OH Supreme Court hears case of woman who transferred property then paid for nursing home through Medicaid ... Nursing home video education project part of new $19 million round of NIH funding ... Researchers identify neuron issue leading to Alzheimer's sleep issues, may lead to new therapies

The heat is on: Reducing the dangers of hyperthermia for your residents

The heat is on: Reducing the dangers of hyperthermia for your residents

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He stumbled into the room, sweating and vomiting, and then he slipped to the floor. I was 8 years old and he was my brother.

An IDEAL partnership for seniors

An IDEAL partnership for seniors

At Greenspring retirement community, we are truly dedicated to keeping residents healthy in mind, body, and spirit. A recent partnership and study highlights our efforts.

Healthcare summit: Best practices for mobile health implementation in focus

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Providers, policy makers, financial and technical experts and more will be highlighted at the 2012 mHealth Summit, which takes place Monday through Wednesday in a Maryland suburb of Washington. Best practices will be the focus of this fourth annual event, which is sponsored in part by the Health Information Management and Systems Society and the Foundation for National Institutes of Health. Conference sessions "will explore, examine, and debate the ways mobile technology is transforming healthcare delivery, research, business and policy for the 21st century," organizers emphasize. In addition to keynote speakers and educational sessions, more than 400 exhibitors will showcase their innovative devices, services, applications, tools and related solutions.

Researchers 'stunned' to find approved cholesterol drug has negligible effect

The National Institutes of Health announced it is ending its study of the cholesterol drug Niaspan 18 months early. Tracking results showed the medication had almost no chance of being beneficial to patients, researchers found.

Federal funding for age-related diseases and illnesses is declining, report finds

Federal funding for age-related diseases and illnesses is declining, report finds

One of the realities of the national budget crisis is that government funding for age-related health conditions — particularly Alzheimer's — is drying up, says a new report from the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.

CDC joins nationwide antimicrobial resistance efforts

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health recently announced a public health action plan targeted at antimicrobial resistance.

AHRQ gives $34 million to nursing homes, other settings to fight healthcare-associated infections

AHRQ gives $34 million to nursing homes, other settings to fight healthcare-associated infections

The Health and Human Service's Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality said it will be giving $34 million to projects working to prevent healthcare-associated infections in long-term care facilities, hospitals, ambulatory care settings and end-stage renal disease facilities.

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