Madeline Morr

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Intervention Reduces CVD Risk in Older Adults With Metabolic Syndrome

Intervention Reduces CVD Risk in Older Adults With Metabolic Syndrome

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A 12-month intensive lifestyle intervention including an energy-restricted Mediterranean diet, increased physical activity, and behavioral support for overweight/obese patients was found to be beneficial in decreasing adiposity and cardiovascular events.

USPSTF Updates Screening Recommendations for Unhealthy Alcohol Use

USPSTF Updates Screening Recommendations for Unhealthy Alcohol Use

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The USPSTF recommends that primary care providers assess for unhealthy use of alcohol and offer behavioral counseling interventions in patients ≥18 years of age.

No Impact on Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness Following Cessation of Menopausal Hormone Therapy

No Impact on Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness Following Cessation of Menopausal Hormone Therapy

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A follow-up study from KEEPS found that cessation of menopausal hormone therapy did not change the expected trajectory of carotid artery intima-media thickness over a 3-year period.

Flu Vaccine Refusal Leads to Terminations

Flu Vaccine Refusal Leads to Terminations

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Several employees fired from a Minnesota-based hospital chain for refusing to receive the flu vaccine.

Patients Report Breakdowns in Hospital Care

Patients Report Breakdowns in Hospital Care

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About 40% of hospitalized patients report a breakdown in their care including delays in admission and team communication.

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