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Hospice Care in Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities and Patient Homes Compared in New Study | News Brief

"It has been a concern that patients who live in nursing homes or assisted living facilities may be getting potentially less hospice care than people receiving hospice care at home."

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Sleep Deprivation Impairs Ability to Interpret Facial Expressions | News Brief

When you're tired, your ability to interpret subtle expressions of happiness and sadness can begin to deteriorate, University of Arizona researchers found.

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Updating Comprehensive Type 2 Diabetes Management | Feature

The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists has updated its algorithm for the comprehensive management of type 2 diabetes. The algorithm emphasizes obesity as a risk factor for diabetes and its complications. It also stresses titrating medications appropriately and reinforcing the need to lose weight loss and use lifestyle therapies.

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New Survey Tool May Reduce Rates of Malnutrition in Hospitals | News Brief

University of Waterloo researchers have created a tool aimed at decreasing the rate of malnutrition in hospitals.

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What the Future of Healthcare Will Look Like Under President Trump (Part II) | Feature

Physician’s Weekly, along with Dr. Linda Girgis, MD, FAAFP, hosted its second live Tweet Chat on March 22 as a one-month follow-up discussion on the future state of our nation’s healthcare system.

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Office BP Monitoring During 30 Minutes Cuts Overtreatment | Feature

OBP30 is associated with lower blood pressure readings than office BP in all patient groups

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Physical Function Should Be Goal of Care for Elderly CVD Patients | Feature

Older adults respond to exercise interventions, which should aim to increase functional capacity

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Inositol Supplements Don’t Prevent Gestational Diabetes | Feature

Findings among women with a family history of diabetes

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Smell Loss Predicts Mortality Irrespective of Dementia | Feature

Researchers say olfactory loss might mark deteriorating health, irrespective of dementia

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Many Youths With Diabetes Not Receiving Eye Examinations | Feature

Racial minorities less likely to undergo eye exam; increasing net worth increases likelihood of eye exam

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Happy doctor caring about young pregnant woman in hospital

Higher Risk of Adverse Outcomes for Births to Young CA Survivors | Feature

Increased risks among live births for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors

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REACH II, VA Did Not Increase Spending in Dementia Care | Feature

Behavioral interventions program for Alzheimer’s patient caregivers did not increase health costs

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Treatment Seeking Low Among Teens With Eating Disorders | Feature

Those with counter-stereotypic presentation even less likely to seek treatment

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Recent Decline in Prescription Opioid Use Among U.S. Teens | Feature

Lifetime prevalence of use peaked in 1989, 2002, and remained stable until decline in 2013 to 2015

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Characterizing Asthma-COPD Overlap Syndrome | Feature

Patients with asthma-COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS) appear to be younger and experience more disparities in care than those with COPD alone, according to a study. Patients with

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Global Tobacco Control Treaty Has Reduced Smoking Rates | Feature

Countries agreed to implement measures such as tobacco taxes and smoke-free public areas

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30-Day Mortality Down During Joint Commission Survey Weeks | Feature

Patients admitted during survey weeks (versus non-survey weeks) have significantly lower mortality

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Heterogeneous Association for Alcohol, CVD Presentation | Feature

Non-drinking linked to increased risks of unstable angina, MI, heart failure, ischemic stroke, PAD, AAA

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CANA/PHEN Aids Weight Loss in Obese Without Type 2 Diabetes | Feature

Canagliflozin plus phentermine superior to placebo for weight loss at 26 weeks in obese, overweight

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Spouses Bereaved by Suicide Have Elevated Health Risks | Feature

Elevated risks of developing mental disorders and physical disorders relative to general population

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