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Researchers explore how people with Alzheimer's disease use end-of-life medical services

Researchers explore how people with Alzheimer's disease use end-of-life medical services

Participation of family members in basic care enhances healing of hospitalized patients

Participation of family members in basic care enhances healing of hospitalized patients

New algorithm enables responders to better help elderly people during natural disasters

New algorithm enables responders to better help elderly people during natural disasters

Home care agencies often wrongly deny Medicare help to the chronically ill

Home care agencies often wrongly deny Medicare help to the chronically ill

New long-term analysis at heart attack care in America shows more survival and spending

New long-term analysis at heart attack care in America shows more survival and spending

More doctors in the U.S. now focus on nursing home care, study finds

More doctors in the U.S. now focus on nursing home care, study finds

Children should be vaccinated against flu in the run up to Christmas, warns NHS

Children should be vaccinated against flu in the run up to Christmas, warns NHS

Patient-centered medical home model effective at improving chronic disease outcomes

Patient-centered medical home model effective at improving chronic disease outcomes

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals announces results from Phase II study of antipsychotic in Alzheimer's disease psychosis

RNs better equipped to identify medication order discrepancies that could harm nursing home residents

RNs better equipped to identify medication order discrepancies that could harm nursing home residents

Humana’s new tool assists people with drug and premium costs during annual Medicare enrollment

Humana’s new tool assists people with drug and premium costs during annual Medicare enrollment

Study shows Healthy Days as valid method to evaluate overall population health

Study shows Healthy Days as valid method to evaluate overall population health

Seeking a peaceful death amid the flames

Seeking a peaceful death amid the flames

Fires prey on frail residents living on their own

Fires prey on frail residents living on their own

Study illustrates challenges in transitioning severely obese patients to nursing homes

Study illustrates challenges in transitioning severely obese patients to nursing homes

Objective tool may help improve communication about prenatal weight gain, study shows

Objective tool may help improve communication about prenatal weight gain, study shows

Medicaid has a bull’s-eye on its back, which means no one is entirely safe

Medicaid has a bull’s-eye on its back, which means no one is entirely safe

Last-ditch GOP effort to replace ACA: 5 things you need to know

Last-ditch GOP effort to replace ACA: 5 things you need to know

Shedding new light on hospice care: No need to wait for the ‘brink of death’

Shedding new light on hospice care: No need to wait for the ‘brink of death’

Study: Tired family caregivers linked to greater ER visits, higher health care costs for disabled elders

Study: Tired family caregivers linked to greater ER visits, higher health care costs for disabled elders