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Much of the cost of dementia care in aging Native American adults is due to hospitalization

The total treatment costs for American Indian and Alaska Native older adults with dementia are US$2,943 higher than for those without dementia because of higher hospitalization costs, the first assessment of the treatment costs among Native American adults with dementia.... Read more»

The Delta variant thrives in a state of political and public health discord

Hospitals in southwestern Missouri are overflowing and even though vaccines are widely available, only 40% of the state has been vaccinated, escalating political backlash to public health efforts has the state staring down the barrel of potential incoming disaster.... Read more»