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Nursing Home Residents May Need to Reconsider Surgery
February 22, 2012 1:50 PM by Brian Garavaglia
In the December 2011 Annals of Surgery , a study entitled "Major Abdominal Surgery in Nursing Home Residents: A National Study," casts some serious concerns about using surgical interventions for addressing issues that may exist among the nursing home Read More...
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Japan May Soon Lose Its Top Spot in Longevity
February 1, 2012 2:04 PM by Brian Garavaglia
As a nation, Japan has ranked supreme in life expectancy. It has continued to top the life expectancy chart for the world for many years. However, recent changes in Japan may be leading to an end in their world domination on this important demographic Read More...
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    Setting: Sterling Heights, Mich.
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