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Social Isolation

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, April 29

Associations create ‘heat map’ of U.S. eldercare facilities with COVID-19 cases …  Certain cancers raise COVID-19 mortality risk threefold … New drug formulation could treat Candida infections … Half of U.S. seniors say medical care disrupted during pandemic: Most expect continued self isolation

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

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