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Clinical briefs for Tuesday, June 29

Telehealth used in only 13% of Medicare clinician visits during pandemic … House leaders to investigate FDA approval and price of Biogen’s Alzheimer’s drug … Early study of mRNA flu vaccine prompted by COVID shots’ success … Arkansas beats neighboring states in LTC resident, staff vaccinations … Cognitive dysfunction better predicts residents’ post-acute outcomes than dementia diagnosis … Common antacids may improve glycemic control but don’t prevent diabetes onset

Also in the News for Friday, May 28

GOP’s infrastructure alternative would eliminate long-term care component that focuses on workforce … Some Florida nursing homes limit visits, halt admissions due to hiring challenges … CVS sweepstakes offer prizes to staff, residents, others vaccinated through company’s LTC program … Another monoclonal antibody treatment approved for high-risk patients … Broad Democratic coalition pushes for Biden to expand Medicare, including for all Americans 60-plus

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