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Clinical Briefs for Thursday, June 11

Fully 20% of people with hearing aids do not use them, a new study finds … NIH: Smoking more than doubles stroke risk in African Americans … A senior living exec with COVID-19 has a message for providers: Stay vigilant … Good vitamin D status can protect against cancer, say researchers

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, June 9

Seniors with severe depression benefit from neuroplasticity program … Stroke bleeds increasing in elders, say researchers … Nearly 600 U.S. healthcare workers have died of the coronavirus … People who have recovered from COVID-19 are unlikely to remain infectious, experts say … Leisure-time physical activities may help older adults prevent cancer

Clinical Briefs for Friday, May 15

McKnight’s Women of Distinction Awards and Forum virtual event set for July 28, 29 … Late-life depression tied to chronic disease, study finds … Type 2 diabetes linked to worse cognitive performance after stroke … Common antidepressant doesn’t work as stroke treatment

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, February 25

McKnight’s announces Women of Distinction 2020 Hall of Honor, including chief nursing officers and VPs–clinical services … Large study finds different foods linked to different types of stroke … Bundled payments have not led to ‘cherry-picking’ of patients for joint replacement surgery … Watch for and treat subtle depression before it escalates, says geriatric psychiatrist

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