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  • CDC says 50.6 Million U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products

    CDC says 50.6 Million U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 50.6 Million U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products | site |


    Cigarettes remain most used tobacco product in 2019


    (Information contained in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] press release: November 19, 2020)

    Findings from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released today show that approximately 1 in 5 U.S. adults reported currently using a tobacco product in 2019, with about 80% of those adults reporting that they use combustible products such as cigarettes. To assess recent national estimates of tobacco product use among U.S. adults 18 years or older, CDC analyzed data from the 2019 National Health Interview Survey. The survey measured use of five tobacco products: cigarettes, cigars (cigars, cigarillos, or filtered little cigars), pipes (regular pipes, water pipes, or hookahs), e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco (ch
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  • NIH says Hydroxychloroquine does not benefit Adults Hospitalized with COVID-19

    NIH says Hydroxychloroquine does not benefit Adults Hospitalized with COVID-19

    National Institutes of Health says Hydroxychloroquine does not benefit Adults Hospitalized with COVID-19 | site |



    (November 9, 2020) - - Today the National Institutes of Health (NIH) published the following information:

    A National Institutes of Health clinical trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adults with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has formally concluded that the drug provides no clinical benefit to hospitalized patients. Though found not to cause harm, early findings in June when the trial was stopped indicated that the drug was not improving outcomes in COVID-19 patients. Final data and analyses of
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  • FDA Permits Marketing of New Device Designed to Reduce Sleep Disturbance Related to Nightmares in Certain Adults

    FDA Permits Marketing of New Device Designed to Reduce Sleep Disturbance Related to Nightmares in Certain Adults| site |



    (November 6, 2020) - - On November 6, 2020 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the following information: Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of a new device intended for the temporary reduction of sleep disturbance related to nightmares in adults 22 years or older who suffer from nightmare disorder or have nightmares from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The device provides gentle vibration through touch based on an analysis of heart rate and motion during sleep. “Sleep is an essential part of a person’s daily routine. However, certain adults who have a nightmare disorder or who experience nightmares from PTSD are not able to get the rest they need. Today’s authorization offers a new, low-risk treatment option that uses digital technology in an effort to provide temporary re...
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  • CMS Approves Nebraska Medicaid Demonstration to Provide Pathway to Enhanced Benefits for Eligible Adults

    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approves Nebraska Medicaid Demonstration to Provide Pathway to Enhanced Benefits for Eligible Adults | site |



    (October 20, 2020) - - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published today, October 20, 2020, the following information:

    Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced its approval of Nebraska’s new Medicaid Section 1115 demonstration called “Heritage Health Adult.” This demonstration is designed to create a pathway for certain Nebraska adults with newly gained Medicaid coverage to access additional benefits if they participate in certain activities to promote health and independence. This demonstration is effective October 20, 2020, through March 31, 2026, with implementation beginning April 1, 2021.


    “Governor Ricketts and his team deserve credit for responding to President Trump’s invitation to design innovative state-led solutions that promote
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  • FTC Issues Annual Report to Congress on Protecting Older Adults

    FTC Issues Annual Report to Congress on Protecting Older Adults

    Federal Trade Commission Issues Annual Report to Congress on Protecting Older Adults| site |



    (October 19, 2020) - - Today, October 19, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published the following information:

    The Federal Trade Commission’s annual report to Congress on protecting older adults, issued today, provides a detailed look at the scams that most often affect adults over 60, as well as the FTC’s research, law enforcement, and education efforts aimed at protecting older consumers—a top priority for the agency.

    As part of the FTC’s efforts to understand how fraud is affecting older adults, the report, Protecting Older Consumers 2019-2020: A Report of the Federal Trade Commission, includes analysis of FTC consumer complaint data. In 2019, as in prior years, older adults (aged 60 and older) were less likely than younger adults (aged 20 to 59) to report losing money to fraud, but reported much higher individual dollar losses. In
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  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Announces Grants to Provide Meals for Older Adults

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Announces Grants to Provide Meals for Older Adults | site |




    (March 24, 2020) - - The U.S. Department of Health of Human Services (HHS) published (today) the following information:

    Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing $250 million in grants from the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to help communities provide meals for older adults. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act, signed into law by President Trump on March 18, 2020, provided the additional funding for the nutrition services programs authorized by the Older Americans Act (OAA) of 1965. These programs provide meals to more than 2.4 million older adults each year, both through home delivery and in places like community centers. The need for these services, particularly home-delivered and packaged meals, has increased as community measures to slow transmission of COVID-19 have closed meal sites ...
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  • National Health Statistics Reports detail Trends in Opioids Prescribed at Discharge From Emergency Departments Among Adults: United States, 2006–2017

    National Health Statistics Reports detail Trends in Opioids Prescribed at Discharge From Emergency Departments Among Adults: United States, 2006–2017| site |



    (January 8, 2020) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics published Trends in Opioids Prescribed at Discharge From Emergency Departments Among Adults: United States, 2006–2017. This is a detailed study of trends in opioid prescribing at emergency department (ED) discharge among adults from 2006–2007 through 2016–2017, by selected patient and hospital characteristics and the type of opioids prescribed. The following is an overview the findings:

    Methods

    Data are from the 2006–2017 National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey.


    The Population Studied The study population included all ED visits by patients aged 18 and over. The main outcome studied was opioids prescribed at ED discharge, defined using Cerne
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  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Releases 2018 Version of Money Smart for Adults

    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Releases 2018 Version of Money Smart for Adults


    (November 14, 2018) - - Today, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) published the following information: The FDIC today released the 2018 version of its popular instructor-led Money Smart for Adults financial education curriculum. Instructors can use the fully scripted materials with minimal preparation to deliver unbiased, relevant, and accurate financial education. "The FDIC's Money Smart for Adults helps people gain the knowledge, confidence, and skills to use banks more effectively and manage their finances. And it gives banks a valuable tool to build deeper relationships with their customers," said FDIC Chairman Jelena McWilliams. The 2018 version of Money Smart for Adults fully replaces the previous version, which was released in 2010. Features of the 2018 version of Money Smart for Adults i...
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  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 1 in 4 US Adults Live with a Disability

    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 1 in 4 US Adults Live with a Disability




    Cognitive disability most common in younger adults; mobility disability most common for others



    (August 16, 2018) - - Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the following information:

    One in 4 U.S. adults – 61 million Americans – have a disability that impacts major life activities, according to a report in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The most common disability type, mobility, affects 1 in 7 adults. With age, disability becomes more common, affecting about 2 in 5 adults age 65 and older. “At some point in their lives, most people will either have a disability or know someone who has a one,” said Coleen Boyle, Ph.D., director of CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities. “Learni
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    CDC says 50.6 Million U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products
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    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 50.6 Million U.S. Adults Currently Use Tobacco Products | site |


    Cigarettes remain most used tobacco product in 2019


    (Information contained in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] press release: November 19, 2020)

    Findings from a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report released today show that approximately 1 in 5 U.S. adults reported currently using a tobacco product in 2019, with about 80% of those adults reporting that they use combustible products such as cigarettes. To assess recent national estimates of tobacco product use among U.S. adults 18 years or older, CDC analyzed data from the 2019 National Health Interview Survey. The survey measured use of five tobacco products: cigarettes, cigars (cigars, cigarillos, or filtered little cigars), pipes (regular pipes, water pipes, or hookahs), e-cigarettes, and smokeless tobacco (ch
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    11-20-2020, 11:42 PM
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    NIH says Hydroxychloroquine does not benefit Adults Hospitalized with COVID-19
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    National Institutes of Health says Hydroxychloroquine does not benefit Adults Hospitalized with COVID-19 | site |



    (November 9, 2020) - - Today the National Institutes of Health (NIH) published the following information:

    A National Institutes of Health clinical trial evaluating the safety and effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine for the treatment of adults with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has formally concluded that the drug provides no clinical benefit to hospitalized patients. Though found not to cause harm, early findings in June when the trial was stopped indicated that the drug was not improving outcomes in COVID-19 patients. Final data and analyses of
    ...
    11-09-2020, 09:58 PM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    FDA Permits Marketing of New Device Designed to Reduce Sleep Disturbance Related to Nightmares in Certain Adults
    by Staff Reporter 1
    FDA Permits Marketing of New Device Designed to Reduce Sleep Disturbance Related to Nightmares in Certain Adults| site |



    (November 6, 2020) - - On November 6, 2020 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the following information: Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration permitted marketing of a new device intended for the temporary reduction of sleep disturbance related to nightmares in adults 22 years or older who suffer from nightmare disorder or have nightmares from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The device provides gentle vibration through touch based on an analysis of heart rate and motion during sleep. “Sleep is an essential part of a person’s daily routine. However, certain adults who have a nightmare disorder or who experience nightmares from PTSD are not able to get the rest they need. Today’s authorization offers a new, low-risk treatment option that uses digital technology in an effort to provide temporary re...
    11-08-2020, 05:54 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    CMS Approves Nebraska Medicaid Demonstration to Provide Pathway to Enhanced Benefits for Eligible Adults
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approves Nebraska Medicaid Demonstration to Provide Pathway to Enhanced Benefits for Eligible Adults | site |



    (October 20, 2020) - - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published today, October 20, 2020, the following information:

    Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced its approval of Nebraska’s new Medicaid Section 1115 demonstration called “Heritage Health Adult.” This demonstration is designed to create a pathway for certain Nebraska adults with newly gained Medicaid coverage to access additional benefits if they participate in certain activities to promote health and independence. This demonstration is effective October 20, 2020, through March 31, 2026, with implementation beginning April 1, 2021.


    “Governor Ricketts and his team deserve credit for responding to President Trump’s invitation to design innovative state-led solutions that promote
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    10-23-2020, 12:20 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    FTC Issues Annual Report to Congress on Protecting Older Adults
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    Federal Trade Commission Issues Annual Report to Congress on Protecting Older Adults| site |



    (October 19, 2020) - - Today, October 19, 2020, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published the following information:

    The Federal Trade Commission’s annual report to Congress on protecting older adults, issued today, provides a detailed look at the scams that most often affect adults over 60, as well as the FTC’s research, law enforcement, and education efforts aimed at protecting older consumers—a top priority for the agency.

    As part of the FTC’s efforts to understand how fraud is affecting older adults, the report, Protecting Older Consumers 2019-2020: A Report of the Federal Trade Commission, includes analysis of FTC consumer complaint data. In 2019, as in prior years, older adults (aged 60 and older) were less likely than younger adults (aged 20 to 59) to report losing money to fraud, but reported much higher individual dollar losses. In
    ...
    10-22-2020, 06:58 PM

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