Week of February 7

States Increasing Managed Long Term Services and Supports

The National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUDAD), AARP, and Health Management Associates have issued a report on the “Transformation of Long Term Services and Supports.”
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Understanding Your Choices About Long Term Care

A radio podcast by AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality).
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Diabetes and Hearing Loss Linked

Diabetes.Co.UK reports a study at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit linking hearing loss to diabetes.
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More Research Needed for Wheeled Mobility Services

AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) has issued a report documenting the need for more research for wheeled mobility services.
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Living with a Chronic Illness

IOM (Institute of Medicine) has issued a report.
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Disparities in Depression Treatment for the Elderly Documented

On January 26, NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health) issued a summary of research.
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AHRQ Issues Pharmacy Health Literacy Guidance

AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) report.
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CDC Documents Cost of Child Abuse and Neglect

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report.
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New Community Blue Print for Teen Suicide Prevention

Teen Screen: National Center for Mental Health Checkups has issued a new guide.
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More Fruits and Veggies To Be in School Lunches

The January 25 Medline Plus summarizes the new U.S. Department of Agriculture school lunch rules.
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Public Health’s Contribution to Violence Prevention

A February 1 Prevention Institute fact sheet.
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