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Clinical Briefs for Monday, Aug. 10

Online Forum tackles skin integrity, infection control and staffing amid COVID-19 on Tuesday … Speed of coronavirus vaccine development raises safety concerns … Low-dose aspirin regimen in elderly raises serious GI bleed risk by 60% … Residents in under-resourced facilities report high rate of unmet preferences … Two in three hospitalized seniors prescribed drugs not…

Clinical Briefs for Friday, August 7

Potentially inappropriate meds prescribed at ‘high rates’ may increase healthcare visits, costs … Drugmakers ink deal to commercialize promising Parkinson’s drug … Skin disease common in older adults, say researchers … Dip in cancer cases likely reveals treatment delays due to pandemic

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, August 6

Proposed 9% cuts to therapy ‘potentially devastating’ … Medicare Part D favors generic drugs, say investigators … Novavax finds promising results in coronavirus vaccine trials … Bisphosphonates may reduce knee osteoarthritis … Heart disease meds underused among Hispanic/Latino populations with peripheral artery disease

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