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Clinical briefs for Wednesday, March 31

Antibiotics course for pneumonia could be 5 days shorter, trial suggests … Medicare survey: Men make more plan decisions, fewer elderly have Advantage plans, Midwest prefers supplement … Direct oral anticoagulants tied to better afib outcomes than warfarin … Gout treatment needs a makeover to protect against possible heart complications, researchers say … Trial drug reduces need for ventilator in COVID patients … More Americans willing to take COVID vaccine: new survey

Clinical briefs for Thursday, March 4

Verified Vaccinated Visitors program allows unrestricted access in senior living … House health leader pushes for permanent Medicare waivers … COVID testing falls nationwide since January, alarming experts … WHO: 1 in 4 people projected to have hearing problems by 2050 … Discrimination a barrier to Alzheimer’s care, many Americans say

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