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To follow is NOT a sexy topic, but very important– how to prevent falls for yourself (…or your parent)

To follow is NOT a sexy topic, but very important– how to prevent falls for yourself (…or your parent.) Why is this important?  Every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall.  Each fall-related hospitalization costs an average of … Continue reading

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Family medicine question and answers 2

What is the most effective duration of nicotine replacement?  (This study was conducted only in patients also receiving extensive telephone counseling on tobacco cessation.)  8 weeks.  Beyond 2 months, continued nicotine replacement did not help with stopping-smoking rates. What helps … Continue reading

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