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Long periods of sedentary behavior may increase cardiovascular risk in older women

new study has found that the longer older women sit or lay down during the course of a day—and the longer the individual periods of uninterrupted sitting—the greater their risk of cardiovascular diseases such as heart disease and stroke. But...

Monthly buprenorphine injections effective for opioid use disorders

Study results on long-acting injection formulation now published.

Two decades of data reveal overall increase in pain, opioid use among U.S. adults

 Researchers measured pain’s impact on normal work activities, people’s health status, and health care use.

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Study helps solve mystery of how sleep protects against heart disease

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Addressing Social Isolation To Improve the Health of Older Adults: A Rapid Review

Purpose of Review

To rapidly evaluate the effect of interventions targeting social isolation/loneliness in community-dwelling older adults (60 years and older) on outcomes of social isolation/loneliness, health and health care utilization.