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Doctors offer suggestions for electronic health records

(HealthDay)—Physicians recently met in Seattle to discuss the difficulties and benefits associated with electronic health records (EHRs) in a third town hall meeting on the subject, according to a report published by the ...

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Five-year mortality, costs up for ICU survivors

(HealthDay)—Intensive care unit (ICU) patients surviving to hospital discharge have higher five-year mortality and hospital resource use than hospital controls, according to a study published online Jan. 27 in the American ...

Feb 05, 2016
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Health care for older adults should honor diversity

By 2050, the number of older adults representing minority groups is projected to rise to 39%, up from nearly 21% in 2012. The largest increases in the proportion of older adults are projected to be among Asian, Native Hawaiian, ...

Feb 05, 2016
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Getting to the 'heart' of sleep

Sleep is essential for a healthy heart. People who don't sleep enough are at higher risk for heart disease. One study that examined data from 3,000 adults over age 45 found that those who slept fewer than six hours per night ...

Feb 05, 2016
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