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New study offers insights on genetic indicators of COPD risk

COPD, a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe, is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States.

DASH ranked Best Diet Overall for eighth year in a row by U.S. News and World Report

Diet helps people prevent and treat high blood pressure, lower blood cholesterol.

To sleep or not: Researchers explore complex genetic network behind sleep duration

NIH-supported study could lead to better approaches for treating insomnia, other sleep disorders.

CMS finalizes changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model, cancels Episode Payment Models and Cardiac Rehabilitation Incentive Payment Model

Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the cancellation of the mandatory hip fracture and cardiac bundled payment models that were to be operated by the CMS Innovation Center and implemented changes to the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Model. These changes will offer greater flexibility and choice for hospitals in providing care to Medicare patients.

Management of Suspected Opioid Overdose with Naloxone by Emergency Medical Services Personnel

To determine optimal doses, routes of administration, and dosing strategies of naloxone for suspected opioid overdose in out-of-hospital settings, and whether transport to a hospital following successful opioid overdose reversal with naloxone is necessary.

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