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Alzheimer’s Screening

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, December 19

Sound sleep may counter genetic risk of heart disease and stroke … Healthy diet could save $50 billion in cardiometabolic health care costs … Partnership aims to identify flu vaccines for elderly nursing home residents … Electronic health record scan can predict Alzheimer’s up to 8 years in advance

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, September 12

Eyes could be windows to Alzheimer’s disease risk … FDA OKs glucagon rescue pen for severe hypos in diabetes … Boosting vitamin K may help stabilize warfarin patients … Evidence lacking for cognitive screening in seniors: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

Also in the news for June 11, 2014 . . .

Long-term care CEO joins McDonald’s, Coke execs in immigration reform push … CA nursing homes need stricter scrutiny from state agency, feds say … Rite Aid under fire for Alzheimer’s screening

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