More than 1 in 3 seniors suffer serious falls. From the National Institute on Aging - Tips for Preventing Falls:

Shift of care to homes, especially use of "central line" catheters, increases infection risks:

Families are taking on more complex, risky medical tasks for their loved ones, but some parents say hospitals have not provided enough training.

Sept. 29 Webinar: Low HPV vaccination rates are leaving another generation of boys and girls vulnerable to devastating HPV cancers. Vaccination could prevent most of these cancers. CDC is looking to you to make an effective recommendation for HPV vaccination when kids are 11 and 12 years old. Provided in this presentation is up-to-date information on HPV infection/disease, HPV vaccine, and ways to successfully communicate with patients and their parents about HPV vaccination

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Rural hospitals struggle to stock expensive, lifesaving drugs:

A federal drug program blocks rural hospitals from getting discounts on rare-disease drugs, forcing staff to cut back on supplies of lifesaving...

Our own Associate Director, Melissa Clark takes lead role in upcoming Md. Rural Health Conference...

CUMBERLAND — Melissa Clark, associate director of Cumberland-based AHEC West, is serving as chairwoman of the planning committee for the 2017 Maryland Rural Health Conference, which will be held Oct. 5-6 at Wisp Resort in Garrett County.
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