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Clinical Briefs for Monday, March 16

At-risk staff offered a place to stay at Affinity facilities during COVID-19 outbreak … Study details the first known US person-to-person coronavirus transmission … Senators to introduce bill addressing medical supply vulnerability due to coronavirus … ‘Natural killer’ cells could halt Parkinson’s progression … Streaming senior-fitness video vendor publicizing free trial during COVID-19 outbreak

Clinical Briefs for Monday, March 9

Cognitive screening recommended for older adults in orthopedic rehab …  Prioritize senior living residents in COVID-19-related funding: ASHA … Asthma drug Singulair and generic to get ‘black box’ warning … LGBTQ+ elders are a socially isolated, vulnerable population, asserts the National Academies

Clinical Briefs for Friday, October 25

Vitamin D deficiency linked to poor muscle function in seniors … Immune response to influenza is culprit in poor flu outcomes … ‘Whole concept of senior living will change’ if Alzheimer’s drug is approved … Antidepressants show little clinical benefit for major depressive disorders

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