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QD: News Every Day--Lifestyle helps longevity, but genes key for the longest-lived

Results appeared in the Aug. 3 issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Internists becoming geriatricians, whether they realize it or not

More and more internists are becoming de facto geriatricians, as their patient panels transition into old age, an ACP Internist survey show...
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Nonmelanoma skin cancers treated even in patients with limited life expectancies

Most nonmelanoma skin cancers are treated surgically, regardless of the patient's life expectancy, reported a study that encouraged a change...
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--How the primary care shortage plays out

ACP Internist looks at how states are using grants to fix their primary care shortages. Michigan launched grants for primary care doctors ...
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Do the words 'doctor's orders' mean anything anymore?

away. ACP Hospitalist outlines how it works. (Reuters, ACP Internist, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Kaiser Health News, ACP Hospitalist).
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Patients benefit knowing death is imminent

during the last week of life, The questionnaire is based on the 11 principles constituting good death as defined by the British Geriatrics Society, with eight of 25 overall questions covering
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Happy birthday, baby boomers

Today begins a lame duck session of Congress before it breaks for Thanksgiving. It's the final chance to work out a temporary patch to Medi...
July 2020

Technology is unkind to the elderly

In about 1990 we got our first computer. I say “we” because my husband and I shared a desktop which I used infrequently. I mostly used it fo...
July 2020

Baby boomers' poor health will haunt them as they age

The baby boomers are strictly identified as being born between 1946 and 1964. The boom lasted 19 years and delivered 76 million total births...
July 2020

Health care that you should avoid, part 2

The American Geriatrics Society reviewed the evidence that careful hand-feeding is as safe in patients with severe dementia and that tube feeding leads more frequently to agitation and worsening skin ... The American Geriatrics society reminds us of the
July 2020

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