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Choosing Adult Day Care for Alzheimer's Patients

2 monthes ago   |   By Health Status

No matter how nice and caring you are for somebody with Alzheimer's disease, you may end up needing help. Sometimes, a friend or a family member can step in to help while you take care of other things like work or errands. However, you can seek help from adult day care centers if things get...
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Not all patients that probably should, take aspirin to prevent heart disease

Not all patients that probably should, take aspirin to prevent heart disease

2 monthes ago   |   By Healio

Current guidelines recommend a secondary prevention therapy for patients with established coronary artery disease, but not all patients use aspirin to reach this objective, findings presented at the American College of Cardiology Scientific Session suggest.
Magda Elizabeth Mora Garzon, MD, of the University of Oklahoma, and colleagues analyzed data from 242,840 participants of the Chest Pain-MI registry between 2011 and 2016. The median age of the participants was 68 years, 70% were men, 11% were black and 5% were Hispanic. All had a history of coronary artery disease.
Researchers found that
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