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Clinical briefs for Friday, Jan. 15

Opt-out addition to EMR gives needed boost to cardiac rehab referrals … COVID-sniffing canines to work at Georgia assisted living facilities … CMS rule seeks to shorten approval process for new medical technology … Community pharmacies make case for enlisting their vaccination help … People with aphasia plus Alzheimer’s do not develop memory loss: study

Clinical briefs for Thursday, Jan. 14

Spanish judge orders that nursing home resident get coronavirus vaccine … Nearly 25% of first-round vaccine doses administered in long-term care … J&J’s COVID-19 vaccine expected to show over 80% effectiveness, expert says … States most vulnerable to virus are falling behind in vaccinations … Feds vaccine prioritization program could use a fix, experts say…

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Jan. 13

Recovered patients still should get COVID vaccine, epidemiologists say … Biden set to unveil vaccination plan on Thursday … E Coli resistance and cases increasing, Pfizer researchers say … Biogen, Apple to study iPhone and Apple Watch as cognitive health screening tools … More than half of COVID healthcare workers at risk for mental health…

Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Jan. 12

The COVID picture at 6 months: Symptoms patients face after leaving the hospital …  New CDC study confirms community link to COVID rate in residents, staff … Nurse-led intervention encourages advance care planning discussions … COVID vaccination guidelines for diabetes types are conflicting … PPIs no more helpful than placebo for gastric reflux throat symptoms,…
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