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Nursing home aide absenteeism, poor quality indicator scores linked in analysis


Nursing homes with high rates of aides calling off have lower quality ratings, a recent report finds.

Seniors' sleep patterns not out of ordinary: study


Retired people ages 65 and above do not have an increased chance of getting less rest, according to a joint study between the University of Pittsburgh's Sleep and Chronobiology Center (SCC) and University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR).

New C. diff surgery could save lives

A new procedure for patients with severe Clostridium difficile colitis may allow them to have a higher chance of survival and preserve their colon.