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QD: News Every Day--52,000 more primary care providers needed by 2025

The U.S. will need nearly 52,000 more primary care physicians by 2025, mostly due to population growth and an aging population, although exp...
April 2020

Baby boomers' health isn't what they expect

Peter Boling, MD, FACP, a geriatrician and chair of the division of geriatric medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. ... Hartford Foundation. Just 7% of 1,028 adults ages 65 and older reported receiving all seven services typically
July 2012

Residency, team sports, and being a member of a team

I believe that the field of geriatrics models this very well, and has described training on working in multidisciplinary teams.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--More costs, less pay are group practices' biggest headaches

Rising operating costs amid declining Medicare reimbursement presented the biggest challenges to group practices , taking the top two spots ...
April 2020

High-dose flu vaccine for older adults

Dr. Novella has recently written about this year's seasonal flu vaccine and Dr. Crislip has reviewed the evidence for flu vaccine efficacy ...
April 2020

Abuse by caregivers may be cry for help

About half of 220 family caregivers surveyed in a recent study reported abusive behavior towards a relative with dementia, according to a s...
April 2020

What's new in hypertension with JNC 8 on the horizon?

If David Letterman were to make a Top Ten list called: "Things that Doctors do that Really Matter," treating hypertension would certainly ma...
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Primary care doctors earn $2.8 million less than specialists in their lifetime

primary care (geriatrics, family practice, general practice, general internal medicine and general pediatrics): $3,000,527.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Statins may benefit people over 65

Statins significantly reduce the incidence of myocardial infarction and stroke, but do not significantly prolong short-term survival rates i...
April 2020

Have you planned your retirement from driving?

When should drivers retire from driving? This question is always difficult to answer. In our suburban car culture driving allows seniors to ...
April 2020

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