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Beers Criteria for (in)appropriate medications updated-6952

Beers Criteria for (in)appropriate medications updated

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) recently released its latest update to one of geriatrics' most frequently cited reference tools: The AGS Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults.

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Gerontology

Stats: 86% would change jobs to get more professional development-6950

Stats: 86% would change jobs to get more professional development

A robust 86% of professionals said they would change jobs if they were offered more opportunities for professional development, according to a recently released 2019 hiring outlook report, "The Employee Experience: 4 Ways to Attract, Engage & Retain Employees in Today's Competitive Market."

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Motivation

Tech Talk: US NIH welcomes Fitbit BYOD-6929

Tech Talk: US NIH welcomes Fitbit BYOD

On January 16, the US National Institutes of Health's "All of Us" research program launched the Fitbit Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) project.

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Assessment

Healthcare can learn from hospitality, tech industries-6925

Healthcare can learn from hospitality, tech industries

"The consumerization of health care continues to reshape the way that patients engage with providers and experience care.

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Market opportunities

OTC hearing aids may not help access to care-6922

OTC hearing aids may not help access to care

Starting in 2020, the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act will allow people to purchase hearing aids directly, without an audiologist or hearing aid dispenser acting as a go-between.

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Economics of aging

Yoga top exercise across ages-6918

Yoga top exercise across ages

While walking is the most popular form of individual exercise for adults ages 18-65, yoga is the most popular group exercise across all age groups, considering both facility-based and outdoor/social group exercises, according to the 2019 Mindbody Wellness Index Report, "Fitness in America: behaviors, attitudes, and trends."

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Exercise

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