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Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Aug. 25

Assisted living could be next in line for COVID relief funds … Condition that mimics dementia gets its own diagnostic criteria … Black elders use hospice less, undergo more intensive treatment near end of life … Some common blood pressure meds lower depression risk … FDA authorizes blood plasma as COVID-19 treatment … Older adults…

Clinical briefs for Thursday, Aug. 13

More than 900 healthcare workers have died of COVID-19; most are people of color … Stay-at-home orders are significantly associated with reduced spread of COVID-19, study finds … Aging memories may not be ‘worse,’ just ‘different’ … Treatment halts memory loss in mice with dementia

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