Epidemiology Session 2

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Minding Your Stress is One Step to Age Well

When you perceive a sudden danger, stress is good. Clenched muscles, rapid breathing, and faster heartbeat. These help you fight or flee from the danger. This acute stress begins and ends quickly. When the danger goes away, your body returns to normal. In our modern lives, unfortunately, stress often becomes chronic. The perceived danger never…

A List of Common Dementia Medications

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Nursing Home Initiative on Behavioral Health & Antipsychotic Medication Reduction

{music} (Dr. Patrick Conway): Good afternoon and welcome to the introductory event for CMS’ National Initiative to Improve Behavioral Health and Reduce the Use of Antipsychotic Medications in Nursing Home Residents. I’m Dr. Patrick Conway, Chief Medical Officer for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Director of the Office of Clinical Standards…