News and Updates for Healthcare Professionals

Opioid-Benzo Co-Prescribing Continues, Despite Risks One-third of office visits with benzodiazepine prescriptions involve overlapping opioids

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The Public Health Road Map to Respond to the Growing Dementia Crisis

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Patients with newly diagnosed musculoskeletal pain are prescribed opioids more often than recommended

NIH study shows treatment recommendations impacted by patient and physician factors.
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The Federal Government Supports Health Literacy Research!

Several health literacy research tools are developed from the funding and support of the federal government. Visit our website to see how the National Institutes of Health, the U.S. Department of Education and others support health literacy research.

PCORI Statement on Congressional Reauthorization of Funding

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News and Updates for the Patient and Family

A COMPLETE GUIDE FOR BETTER SLEEP: The Ultimate Sleeping Tips

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Heart Disease

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Physical Activity Breaks for the Workplace

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Diabetes is Different for Women

Diabetes doesn’t treat men and women the same. Diabetes increases the risk of heart disease (the most common diabetes complication) by about four times in women but only about two times in men. Women are also at higher risk of other diabetes complications, like blindness.

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Living Well With Diabetes

You don’t get really good at dealing with diabetes overnight. But over time, you’ll figure out how to go from getting it done to taking it in stride. See if any of these tips are familiar (or worth trying!).

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