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Addressing the GAPs in Alzheimer's Trials, Treatment
Addressing the GAPs in Alzheimer's Trials, Treatment

Nashville recently hosted the GAP-NET Site Optimization Conference, which looks to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Alzheimer's clinical trials.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and kids: New treatment guidelines issued

Third-edition seeks to improve mortality rates for severe pediatric TBI; Includes algorithm aimed at bridging treatment, research gaps

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Updated Cholesterol Guidelines Take a Personalized Approach
Updated Cholesterol Guidelines Take a Personalized Approach

The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology released updated cholesterol clinical guidelines in November 2018, taking a more nuanced approach to care over a patient's lifetime.

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New Rules in Heart Disease
New Rules in Heart Disease

A number of guideline changes and updates warrant more education around statin use and blood pressure monitoring, but local cardiologists say the higher standards are a game changer.

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Heart Monitor
Heart Monitor

Cardiovascular news of note.

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ECMO Program Thriving at TriStar Centennial
ECMO Program Thriving at TriStar Centennial

A TriStar Centennial, a team approach is key to hospital's successful ECMO program.

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CMS Utilizes Dartboard Approach to Modernizing the Medicare Drug Benefit
CMS Utilizes Dartboard Approach to Modernizing the Medicare Drug Benefit

Controlling pharmaceutical prices remains a hot topic, judging from the 6,415 comments received in response to the CMS proposed rule: "Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Expenses."

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TriStar Centennial Heart and Vascular Center Adopts Cerebral Protection During TAVR as Emerging Standard of Care.
TriStar Centennial Heart and Vascular Center Adopts Cerebral Protection During TAVR as Emerging Standard of Care.

Approximately 5 million Americans suffer from heart failure. Roughly, half of these have heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (EF), of whom at least half have some degree of functional mitral regurgitation (FMR).

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AICR Launches National Campaign to Bust Myths, Present Facts about Cancer Risk
AICR Launches National Campaign to Bust Myths, Present Facts about Cancer Risk

February is Cancer Prevention Month. The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is leading a national campaign to help Americans separate the myths from facts about cancer risk.

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During American Heart Month, AMA Offers 6 Tips to Improve Heart Health, Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke
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Nashville's Mayor Briley Delivers Red Hats To Newborns At Saint Thomas Midtown On National Wear Red Day
Nashville's Mayor Briley Delivers Red Hats To Newborns At Saint Thomas Midtown On National Wear Red Day

In Participation of the American Heart Association's "Little Hats, Big Hearts" Initiative to Support "Go Red For Women"

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AMA Announces New Online Education Module to Help Physicians Promote Firearm Safety Among Patientss

New educational module aims to assist physicians in effectively communicating with patients about reducing the risk of firearm injury and death

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Breakthroughs Offer New  Hope for Heart Failure Patients
Breakthroughs Offer New Hope for Heart Failure Patients

Approximately 5 million Americans suffer from heart failure. Roughly, half of these have heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (EF), of whom at least half have some degree of functional mitral regurgitation (FMR).

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Medical Weight Loss & the Science Behind Surgery
Medical Weight Loss & the Science Behind Surgery

Advances in bariatrics mean lasting weight loss, reduced co-morbidities for once obese patients.

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Human Trafficking a Public Health Issue in Tennessee
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Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Adds Vibativ®
Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Adds Vibativ®

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals recently announced the addition of Vibativ® (telavancin) to its growing product lineup. The Nashville-headquartered specialty pharmaceutical company entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Vibativ from Theravance Biopharma in the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Local Seniors Look to Exercise More, Eat Better in 2019
Local Seniors Look to Exercise More, Eat Better in 2019

According to a new survey, Nashville seniors are ready to make the lifestyle changes necessary to improve health, increase mobility and reduce chronic pain.

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Resolve to Address Obesity
Resolve to Address Obesity

Obesity and its comorbid conditions impact both lifespan and quality of life. However, not all obesity is created equal. Resolve to take simple steps help identify those most at risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other complications and intervene.

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Clover Health Flu Shot Monitor Finds Only 61% of Nashville Seniors Have Been Immunized This Season
Clover Health Flu Shot Monitor Finds Only 61% of Nashville Seniors Have Been Immunized This Season

With flu shot rates increasing only 20% over the past month, too many older Middle Tennessee residents remain unvaccinated going into the height of flu season

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Moving beyond Wellness to Well-Being
Moving beyond Wellness to Well-Being

Increasingly, healthcare providers are expanding their focus beyond physical wellness to take a more holistic view of well-being.

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: The Recurring Winter Blues Storm
Seasonal Affective Disorder: The Recurring Winter Blues Storm

In the United States, 10 to 20 percent of people have a form of the winter blues, and about half a million people suffer from winter Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD.

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Vanderbilt Comments on Patient Error, CMS Corrective Action Plan

Following a medication error last December that resulted in a patient death, Vanderbilt University Medical Center faced scrutiny by CMS, which could have potentially impacted Medicare reimbursement. However, on Nov. 29, the federal agency accepted a corrective action plan submitted by the city's academic medical center.

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Cancer Care on the Cutting Edge
Cancer Care on the Cutting Edge

Nashville physician-scientists are helping lead the way in advancing cancer care.

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The Evolution of Senior Living
The Evolution of Senior Living

The senior living industry is undergoing a makeover as baby boomers shift focus from medical-directed care to hospitality-driven services.

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When Basic Science Becomes a Breakthrough
When Basic Science Becomes a Breakthrough

Noted immunologists joined forces at the recent International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference to discuss the importance of fostering and funding basic science.

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