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QD: News Every Day--Obesity plateaus in U.S. over past decade

About one-third of adults and 17% of children and teens were obese in 2011-2012, according to a national survey study, a rate that hadn’t ch...
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Pharmacists may be effective in reducing inappropriate benzodiazepine use

Direct-to-consumer education by pharmacists led to a reduction in the amount of inappropriate benzodiazepine use in patients older than 65, ...
July 2020

Street medicine physicians meet patients where they are

The Infectious Diseases Society of America, for example, recommends against routine screening and treatment in most cases, while the American Geriatrics Society includes avoiding antibiotics in asymptomatic older adults in its
July 2019

QD: News Every Day--Routinely addressing driving with older patients may make talks easier

Older patients might be more willing to talk about their ability to drive than their doctors realize, a study found. Instead of waiting for ...
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Worst-case scenario projects one-third of adults will have diabetes by 2050

As much as a third of the U.S. population could have diabetes by 2050, much of it related to poor lifestyle, the Centers for Disease Control...
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--52,000 more primary care providers needed by 2025

The U.S. will need nearly 52,000 more primary care physicians by 2025, mostly due to population growth and an aging population, although exp...
July 2020

Stewardship effective in C. difficile prevention: a meta-analysis

difficile infections incidence. Importantly, programs appeared effective when implemented in whole hospital or geriatric settings and when utilizing a persuasive approach or a restrictive approach.
July 2020

QD: News Every Day--Internists reluctant to stop PSA testing in elderly men

Elderly men expect to receive prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests and doctors continue to conduct them, sometimes even in men with low lif...
July 2020

Early detection of Alzheimer's disease? Not yet, thanks.

Alzheimer's disease made headlines this week, first with news about a new biomarker test that is able to diagnose the disease with increase...
July 2020

Survey asks doctors and patients if doctor's notes should be in the EHR

Personally, I don't like the idea of Open Notes," said Suzanne Salamon, MD, who is associate chief for clinical geriatrics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
July 2020

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