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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 Monday, February 24

This season’s flu vaccines are 45% effective: CDC … ER patients may care less about a clinician’s race and gender than previously thought … New group of antibiotics hold promise in fight against resistant staph bugs … Eating olive oil is a life-extender – when added to other lifestyle habits, say scientists

Clinical Briefs for Friday, January 24

Majority of coronavirus victims elderly men with multiple morbidities … Losing sense of smell disrupts nearly all aspects of life, study finds … Medicare to cover acupuncture treatments for lower back pain … Treating multimorbidity leads to clinician burnout

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