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Clinical briefs for Monday, March 29

Thirty-day COVID mortality declines in nationwide elder veterans study … Women accumulate Alzheimer’s tau protein in the brain faster than men, research shows … Nearly all healthcare workers have a strong immune response to one Pfizer vaccine dose in new study … GSK seeks emergency use approval for its antibody drug after trial success

Also in the News for Tuesday, Feb. 6

NY Times draws new attention to role immigrants play in elder care … Federal watchdog says patchwork of regulation jeopardizing assisted living residents … Facing lawsuit, VA extends home healthcare for Oregon vet with ALS

Also in the News for Wednesday, Jan. 3

Report: VA hospitals improving ratings by taking fewer complex patients … Medicaid pays patients’ acupuncture for pain management … Vitamin D, calcium supplements don’t prevent fractures in older adults

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