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Clinical briefs for Thursday, July 15

FDA adds provider warning to J&J vaccine regarding rare neurological disorder … Biogen’s dementia drug Aduhelm could cost Medicaid up to $2.2 billion a year … Biden to nominate West Virginia’s Rahul Gupta as drug czar … Antibiotic stewardship lowers outpatient prescribing in VA facilities program … Skip azithromycin as treatment in mild COVID-19, researchers say … HHS provides $398M to small rural hospitals for COVID-19 testing, mitigation

Clinical briefs for Thursday, June 10

Operator changes plans, will wait for full FDA approval to enforce COVID vaccination deadline among staff … Colorado drops mask mandate for assisted living communities … FDA panel member resigns over Alzheimer’s drug approval … Trouble falling asleep may predict cognitive decline 14 years later … Comprehensive interventions may help psychotropic meds reduction in nursing homes, review shows … U.S. purchases Merck’s investigational COVID antiviral medicine

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