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Clinical Briefs for Monday, March 23

Millions of seniors live in counties with no ICU beds, posing extra coronavirus dangers … Act’s passage means more masks for healthcare workers fighting COVID-19 … CDC provides guidance on when workers should return after suspected/confirmed COVID-19 … Eating more protein could help ward off atrial fibrillation in women

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, March 18

CMS expands telehealth Medicare coverage to nursing home beneficiaries as COVID-19 strategy … CMS waives three-day stay requirement, MDS deadlines …Vitamin D boosts chances of walking after hip fracture surgery … Spreading protein consumption throughout the day reduces muscle loss in seniors, say rehab experts

Clinical Briefs for Monday, September 30

Diagnostic tool may help treat Parkinson’s disease … Heart patients have best outcomes with once-to-twice weekly exercise … Study examines alcohol consumption, risk of dementia in seniors … U.S. elders of most races, ethnicities, not getting enough protein

Also in the News for Thursday, April 30

More protein at breakfast a wise move for diabetics … Nursing home CEO says he is “stunned” at feds request to return $100M in payments … Physical activity needed after a heart attack, study says

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