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Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, May 6

Nursing homes to feds: Expand COVID-19 testing to all, pay $120K per facility, expedite PPE shipments … People aged 95 and over show stronger brain connectivity, say investigators …  Intensive blood pressure control may reduce atrial fibrillation risk … A great time for providers to be indispensable: Blog post

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, April 14

Gene variant staves off Alzheimer’s in some people, scientists find … Virtual training keeps assisted living med-techs certified during pandemic … Tips for contact lens and glasses-wearers during pandemic … Only 6% of at-home blood pressure monitors validated for accuracy: study

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, March 11

Suspected coronavirus leads to no-visitor policies at Nebraska senior living communities … Low blood pressure linked to higher mortality in elders, finds UK study … Pharmacists quietly panicking over looming respiratory drug shortage … Social service workers have positive impact on residents’ behavior, study finds …FDA approves first US OTC combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen

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