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Roughly a third of the people diagnosed with lung cancer also experience signs of depression, Ohio State University investigators have found. The post Depression linked to lung cancer diagnosis appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Care News.

Nineteen percent of people aged 60 or more years do not plan to get vaccinated against influenza this year, according to a new AmeriSpeak Spotlight on Health survey from NORC at the University of Chicago. The post Nearly 20% of older adults don’t pla

Maybe traumatic childhood moments serve a useful purpose after all. The post Want to live a long life, free of dementia? Childhood stress might help appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Care News.

Alzheimer’s agitation treatment trials will continue … Medication helps lymphoma patients … Does marijuana use pose a cancer risk? … Physical activity good for prostate health The post Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Dec. 10 appeared first on McKnight

Providers and policy experts are supporting legislation that would reinstate CNA training programs for facilities that have received civil monetary penalties of more than $10,000. The post Providers approve proposed legislation that would end CNA tra

Pre-dispute arbitration agreements are under attack again by U.S. lawmakers. The post Lawmakers take aim at pre-dispute arbitration agreements again appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Care News.

The mistake of not taking a 92-year-old resident to the hospital for treatment after he fell, injured his head and died days later will cost a Florida skilled nursing facility nearly $357,000. The post Skilled nursing facility ordered to pay nearly $

AHCA/NCAL, LeadingAge back medical expense deduction legislation … Nursing homes providing ventilator care would get more funding under proposed state bill … Scientists remain ‘cautiously optimistic’ about Biogen’s experimental Alzheimer’s drug The p

Residents who limit their daily food intake to a 10-hour window may lose weight, lower their blood pressure and gain more stable insulin levels, a pilot study has found. The post Time-restricted eating may benefit residents with metabolic syndrome ap

The reaction was decidedly mixed in San Diego when Biogen recently presented more detailed data on aducanumab. The post Alzheimer’s drug presentation raises hopes, concerns appeared first on McKnight's Long Term Care News.

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