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Administration Proposes Rules To Modernize Nursing Home Safety

July 22, 2015

After nearly 30 years, the Obama administration wants to modernize the rules nursing homes must follow to qualify for Medicare and Medicaid payments. Read More »


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Want a good laugh? Head to the hospital.

July 21, 2015

Every month, a group of older adults goes to Washington’s Sibley Memorial Hospital, but they don’t see a doctor or get tests. They’re not sick. They come just for laughs. Read More »


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Pet Care Can Help Children Manage Type 1 Diabetes

July 20, 2015

Older children with Type 1 diabetes often want to manage the illness themselves, but they can run into problems if they take multiple daily insulin injections but don’t check their glucose and take insulin before each meal and before bed. Would it help, a Dallas physician wondered, if she gave patients a pet they had to feed twice a day — and they developed a habit of checking their glucose at the same time? Read More »


Birth-Defect Risk From Antidepressants Is Seen as Small Image

Birth-Defect Risk From Antidepressants Is Seen as Small

July 16, 2015

The risk of some birth defects increases just slightly when pregnant women take certain antidepressants, according to a large study published Wednesday that sheds new light on a much-debated topic. Read More »


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