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Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Aug. 4

Genesis HealthCare requires shots for all: Employees, care partners, onsite vendors must be vaccinated … More than half of U.S. outpatient antibiotics prescriptions not tied to visit or infection … An antiparasitic drug slows pancreatic cancer in mice … Respiratory infections more likely to pass to next patient in doctors’ offices: study … COVID-19 infection signaled by different symptoms in older and younger age groups … Vaccination rates rising in all 50 states during COVID-19 surge, data show

Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Aug. 3

SNF recovery threatened by spread of delta variant: LTC exec … Nursing home COVID-19 outbreaks rising again in hot spots … Massachusetts outbreak prompts CDC to suggest re-upped pandemic mitigation measures … Florida breaks record for COVID-19 hospitalizations … Beta blocker atenolol to be studied as bone loss drug … Seniors with obesity can improve heart health by cutting daily calories by 250 and moving more: study

Clinical briefs for Monday, Aug. 2

Vaccinated people can spread COVID-19 Delta variant as easily as those who are unvaccinated, CDC discloses … Study finds differences between rural and urban seniors in response to COVID-19 risk mitigation behaviors … Better healthcare management can reduce risk of delirium: study … Study explores relationship between visual and cognitive impairments  … A diet rich…

Clinical briefs for Friday, July 30

AHCA / NCAL back mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for healthcare workers … Vaccinated but exposed to virus? Get tested, CDC now recommends … Aduhelm’s developer begins a real-world study of controversial Alzheimer’s drug … AMDA: Level of residents’ care needs, not ratios alone, should inform LTC staffing levels … Israel first in world to offer COVID-19 booster shots to seniors … COVID-19 symptoms linger for 40% of hospital patients, 1 to 6 months after discharge

Clinical briefs for Thursday, July 29

Some Florida nursing homes limit visitation as COVID-19 cases triple … More LTC operators require vaccination for staff as new coronavirus variants raise infections rates … CDC’s indoor mask mandate for all applies in COVID-19 hot zones … Federal employees soon to be required to vaccinate or submit to testing … CDC: For some seniors, new technology not a cure for hearing loss … Lowering Medicare age to 60 would reduce racial, ethnic healthcare disparities, Yale study finds
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