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Also in the News for Friday, April 16

Providers brace for strike at more than 50 nursing homes … COVID-19 outbreaks rise in Colorado nursing homes … 30 Virginia nursing homes with more than 4,000 beds could see new ownership this year … FDA moves to restrict mask reuse while N95 access remains limited

Dear Texas: Please change your mind

The news that Gov. Greg Abbott (R) of Texas has lifted ALL precautions against COVID-19, dropped the state’s mask mandate, and opened EVERYTHING, EVERYWHERE has me concerned. Depression, anxiety, ulcers and night terrors have coalesced into “concern.”  I like Texas. A lot. I have family in Texas and have visited Dallas, San Antonio and Austin…

Clinical briefs for Monday, March 8

Long-term care providers, experts debate legality of vaccine mandates … Review finds four effective means of simple N95 mask decontamination … Abbott Labs receives emergency approval for dual COVID-flu test … CDC told to hold off on guidelines for vaccinated people … Even before COVID, U.S. nursing homes filled empty beds with psychiatric patients

Clinical briefs for Thursday, Feb. 11

CDC: Doubled mask and better fit increase infection control … Chemical signs of high stress precede heart attack by months, researchers say … AHCA/NCAL urge feds to track COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness in long-term care … Vitamin D supplementation could slash cancer deaths in people aged 50 and older

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