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Wisconsin sanctions assisted living facility after death

Wisconsin has ordered an assisted-living facility to stop taking new residents after an elderly resident with dementia was found frozen to death outside late last year
Published: 02/06/18

New report details misuse of antipsychotics in nursing homes

U.S. nursing homes have significantly reduced the use of powerful antipsychotic drugs among their elderly residents; advocacy groups are pressing for further reductions
Published: 02/05/18

Elderly man dies after driving off roadway

An elderly Delaware motorist has died after suffering a medical incident and driving off the road
Updated one month ago
Nurses with a mission: Send older ER patients home with help

Nurses with a mission: Send older ER patients home with help

Newest thing in emergency medicine: Send older patients home with help and keep them out of the hospital
Updated one month ago
Nurses with a mission: Send older ER patients home with help

Nurses with a mission: Send older ER patients home with help

Newest thing in emergency medicine: Send older patients home with help and keep them out of the hospital
Updated one month ago

Medicare tightens oversight of opioid prescriptions

Medicare tightens oversight of opioids prescribed to millions of elderly and disabled beneficiaries
Updated one month ago
Religious order partners with health organization on campus

Religious order partners with health organization on campus

A religious order is partnering with a health care organization to chart the future of its campus in western Michigan
Updated one month ago
Tooth-aging program aids wildlife management

Tooth-aging program aids wildlife management

From a microscope on the third floor of the University of Wyoming Biological Sciences Building, Miranda Strand peeks into wild lives of Wyoming's big game animals
Updated one month ago

Former Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm back in charge

Gov. Mark Dayton has named former Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm to again lead the agency after the previous head resigned over problems in handling complaints of abuse in senior care centers
Updated one month ago
The Latest: World medical group slams Turkey detentions

The Latest: World medical group slams Turkey detentions

The Latest: World medical group slams Turkey for detaining physicians who criticized the military's operation in Syria
Updated one month ago