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Hearing Loss in Older Adults Linked to Depression, Dementia Among Other Comorbidities

Hearing Loss in Older Adults Linked to Depression, Dementia Among Other Comorbidities

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Hearing loss affects more than 50% of Americans 60 years or older.

Financial Burden and Increased Resource Use Associated With Untreated Hearing Loss

Financial Burden and Increased Resource Use Associated With Untreated Hearing Loss

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Untreated hearing loss is associated with increased healthcare utilization and costs.

Clinicians Must Do Their Part to Address Inaccurate Online Health Information

Clinicians Must Do Their Part to Address Inaccurate Online Health Information

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Clinicians have a responsibility to engage in initiatives that improve the quality of health information available online.

Can Examining Marginalization Identify Gaps in Medical or Nutritional Care?

Can Examining Marginalization Identify Gaps in Medical or Nutritional Care?

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Healthcare interventions should assess the multiple layers of a person's life, rather than simply classifying marginalized groups as vulnerable.

How Does Accepting Blame Affect Future Medical Errors?

How Does Accepting Blame Affect Future Medical Errors?

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Assuming blame for a medical error may help patients and families heal.

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