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Clinical briefs for Thursday, July 22

JEA Senior Living to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for employees in its 40 communities … CDC: U.S. life expectancy declines to its lowest level in nearly 20 years … High-risk VA population responds well to COVID-19 vaccines: study … Small increase in physical activity after heart defibrillator implant reduces mortality … Number of Black, Hispanic men in healthcare professions remains stalled … Seniors slower to learn self help, but equal to younger people when learning to help others

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, July 21

Providers face legal backlash from vaccine mandates for employees … Large number of U.S. Latinx immigrants have COVID-19-related immigration concerns about testing, treatment … Michigan State developing new wound dressing that doesn’t require changing … HHS offers providers access to $103 million for employee mental health programming … Better ventilation, air quality needed to keep COVID-19 in check, experts say … HHS renews pandemic public health emergency

Clinical briefs for Friday, July 16

Feds now reviewing prospect of COVID-19 boosters for fully vaccinated people … Cleveland Clinic, Mount Sinai won’t give Aduhelm to patients … FDA chief acknowledges possible missteps on Aduhelm approval … U.S. surgeon general issues advisory: Misinformation threatening COVID-19 response … Flu shot reduces some COVID-19 ICU admissions, sepsis and stroke, study finds … Cancer patients have slower response to Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in trial

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