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Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Oct. 6

White House blocks new FDA coronavirus vaccine guidelines … U.S. COVID-19 deaths may be underestimated by 36% … COVID-19 vaccinations should prioritize LTC and senior living residents, national group says …  Daily aspirin may speed cancer growth in older adults … Phosphate binders not effective in nondialysis CKD patients … Medicaid expansion under ACA has…

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, February 26

A weak heart can affect the brain and contribute to cognitive decline … Annual breast cancer screening not beneficial for women over age 75 … Adults don’t need tetanus, diphtheria boosters if fully vaccinated as children, study claims … Wearable sensor predicts worsening heart failure days before hospitalization

#VaxWithMe week ahead

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is inviting providers and other key stakeholders to gear up for National Influenza Vaccination Week. The CDC plans to host numerous activities in support of NIVW, which runs Dec. 6-12 this year.

Take a shot

I have two major deal-breakers for friends: If you have purchased a pet from a breeder, or if you are anti-vaccination, especially for your child, I am going to seriously re-evaluate the friendship.

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