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Stress at work may raise your risk of heart attack and stroke, particularly if you work in the service industry or have a blue-collar job, US health officials reported Thursday. But being unemployed might be just as unhealthy, they added. The study was published in the Aug. 1 issue of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Older adults with dementia are more likely to receive a pacemaker than those without cognitive impairment, according to a research letter published online July 28 in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Each additional chronic condition among older people diminishes life expectancy, according to a study published in the August issue of Medical Care.
For older adults, depressive symptoms are associated with cognitive decline but appear independent of the neuropathologic hallmarks of dementia, according to a study published online July 30 in Neurology.
Providers and hospitals are making slow progress toward achieving meaningful use stage 2, according to an article published July 10 in Medical Economics.
Medicare support for graduate medical education should be restructured and based on its value and contribution to the nation's health needs, according to a report published July 29 by the Institute of Medicine.
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