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Clinical briefs for Monday, Nov. 2

State stockpiling orders hurting nursing homes on PPE quest … Aspirin use best for those with high coronary calcium, low risk of bleeding … Myocarditis linked to COVID-19 not as common as believed: study … Very high Vitamin D doses may delay frailty in old age … Munchies with disguised ingredients boost fruit and veggie intake among dementia patients.

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, August 11

Gilead seeks full U.S. approval for remdesivir … Mouthwashes may provide brief COVID-19 transmission protection, researchers claim … Calcium and vitamin D may help prevent future vertigo episodes, investigators find … Total U.S. life expectancy 78.60 for 2009 to 2011; Hispanic females top the list

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 Wednesday, March 18

CMS expands telehealth Medicare coverage to nursing home beneficiaries as COVID-19 strategy … CMS waives three-day stay requirement, MDS deadlines …Vitamin D boosts chances of walking after hip fracture surgery … Spreading protein consumption throughout the day reduces muscle loss in seniors, say rehab experts

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