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Clinical Briefs for Thursday, December 19

Sound sleep may counter genetic risk of heart disease and stroke … Healthy diet could save $50 billion in cardiometabolic health care costs … Partnership aims to identify flu vaccines for elderly nursing home residents … Electronic health record scan can predict Alzheimer’s up to 8 years in advance

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, December 18

Simple tool predicts life expectancy after dementia diagnosis … FDA approves first triglyceride drug, a complement to statin therapy … Older women top list of those who take weekly sleep meds … NIH launches first trial of therapy for age-related eye disease

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