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Kaiser Permanente Researchers Find Epidemic of Deaths Due to Heart Failure in U.S.

Kaiser Permanente researchers put the spotlight on age 65 and over baby boomers and find that deaths due to heart failure are increasing in the United States. Their findings were published in the October 29 issue of JAMA Cardiology. The researchers say that heart failure is a chronic, progressive form of heart disease in which …

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Overuse of Prescribing: Antibiotic Stewardship in the Outpatient Setting

Patients seen in emergency departments were twice as likely to receive an antibiotic only when needed, compared to patients seen in outpatient clinics, according to a news study to appearing in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) in May 2019.   The researchers …

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