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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

Heart failure patients surviving longer

Mortality rates have declined for patients with advanced heart failure during the past two decades, according to new research from UCLA. Still, a third of patients do not survive more than three years after being diagnosed with advanced heart failure, investigators said.

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