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Flu Vaccine for Nursing Home Staff and Residents

Michigan Medicine Professor Preeti Malani, researched support for policies that would require an influenza vaccine for people working and living in nursing homes. January 3, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #GeriatricMedicine #vaccines #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​


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Older Adults' Perspectives on Medical Marijuana

Michigan Medicine Professor, Preeti Malani, researched how older adults feel about medical marijuana and their overall knowledge about medical marijuana. April 3, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #GeriatricMedicine #Marijuana #healthcare #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​


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Urinary Incontinence: An Inevitable Part of Aging?

Michigan's National Poll of Healthy Aging addresses the issue of urinary incontinence in older women. Many women are embarrassed by their symptoms but do not talk to their physicians for a variety of reasons, detailed in this article. November 1, 2018. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #Urology #CarolynSwenson #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​


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Safely Storing Medication Around Grandchildren

U-M Poll on Healthy Aging advises that Grandparents must be cautious about the storage of medication around young children. July 1, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #HealthandWellness #Society #Children #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​


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Poll Reveals Risky Antibiotic Use by Older Adults, and Opportunities to Improve Prescribing

Michigan Medicine Professor Preeti Malani discusses alarming research that despite the risks, many older Americans are taking leftover antibiotics and do not understand that antibiotics do not treat colds or the flu. November 4, 2019. # #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Society #healthcare #Kara-Gavin #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​


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Virtual Medical Visits Get Wary Welcome From Older Adults, Poll Finds

Michigan Medicine Internal Medicine Professor Preeti Malani, M.D. emphasizes the value of helping older adults, who use healthcare the most, become comfortable with telehealth visits. October 1, 2019. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #HealthLab #HealthandWellness #Technology #healthcare #Medicine #MedicalAdvice #Technology #PreetiMalani #JacobKurlander #Kara-Gavin ​​​​​​​​​​​​​


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Medical Marijuana Gets Wary Welcome from Older Adults, Poll Shows

The U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy and Innovation found that Americans ages 50-80 are reticent to consider medical marijuana use for chronic pain. April 3, 2018. #web-article #5-15mins #HealthandWellness #GovernmentandPolitics #Society #GeriatricMedicine #PublicHealth #Medicine #MedicalMarijuana #PreetiMalani ​​​​​​​​​​​ #KMJ ​


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U.S. Deaths From Infectious Diseases Decline, But Not Everywhere

Michigan Medicine professor Preeti Malani comments on the disparities in death rates related to infectious diseases across the U.S. March 29, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #MichiganMedicine #Health/Wellness #Government/Politics #healthcare #Disease #PreetiMalani


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Half of Women Over 50 Experience Incontinence, but Most Haven’t Talked to a Doctor, U-M/AARP Poll Finds

U-M Institute for Healthcare Policy & Innovation experts discuss the new findings from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, suggesting that more physicians should routinely ask their older female patients about incontinence issues they might have. November 1, 2018. #5mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #Health/Wellness #Society #GeriatricMedicine #Urology #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #ObstetricsandGynecology #CarolynSwenson ...


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Focus on Aging Eyes: Poll Finds Primary Care Providers Play a Key Role in Vision Care After 50

U-M National Poll on Healthy Aging shows that 18 percent of adults age 50 and older haven't had their eyes checked by an eye doctor in three years or more, due to cost, convenience, and lack of insurance. September 5, 2018. #5-15mins #Medicine #web-article #InstituteforHealthcarePolicyandInnovation #Health/Wellness #Opthalmology #healthcare #Aging #JoshuaEhrlich #PreetiMalani