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The number of potentially preventable hospitalizations among older adults with dementia is increasing

Preventable Hospitalizations Up Among Those With Dementia

Increases driven by hospitalizations of community-dwelling older adults
Bacterial infections are associated with an increased risk for incident coronary heart disease in individuals with type 1 diabetes

Bacterial Infections Increase Coronary Heart Disease Risk in T1DM

Incident CHD events tied to more antibiotic purchases, higher levels of lipopolysaccharide activity
Childhood obesity is associated with multiple environmental factors

Environmental Factors Tied to Childhood Obesity

Smoking during pregnancy strongly associated with higher BMI in offspring
In evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

Guidelines Detail How to Manage Aneurysms of Visceral Arteries

Guidelines inform diagnosis, treatment options, screening, and follow-up of visceral aneurysms
In addition to clinical factors

Factors ID’d in Withdrawal of Life Support in Severe TBI Patients

Decision to withdraw life-supporting treatment influenced by race, region, insurance status
The rates of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection are increased among minority and socioeconomically disadvantaged children

SARS-CoV-2 Rates Up for Minority, Disadvantaged Children

Increased rates of infection for non-Hispanic black, Hispanic children, those in lower quartiles of MFI
In an Ideas and Opinions article published online Aug. 11 in the Annals of Internal Medicine

Guidance Helps Doctors Optimize Telemedicine for Seniors

Physicians should be mindful of cues that patient may not hear or understand and repeat or rephrase
Use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and dual use of cigarettes and e-cigarettes are associated with increased likelihood of COVID-19 diagnosis

E-Cigarette Use Linked to Increased Odds of COVID-19

Dual use of e-cigarettes, cigarettes linked to increased odds of COVID-diagnosis, testing, and symptoms
Stephen Hahn

FDA Head Says Any Approved COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Safe

Assurance was given during a video briefing with the American Medical Association
Gilead Sciences has applied to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for approval for its COVID-19 treatment

Gilead Seeks FDA Approval for Remdesivir

Trials of the drug show that it can cut recovery time from COVID-19 by nearly a third