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This session will discuss the utility of digital apps and daily self-weight measurement for weight loss.


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Polypharmacy results in medication overload for many patients with chronic diseases; it is especially prevalent in the elderly. A recent report from the Lown Institute refers to this as ‘An Epidemic of Too Much Medication.’ We will review the data behind this claim and discuss how clinicians can work to minimize such problems.


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The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) makes shared clinical decision-making recommendations when individuals may benefit from vaccination, but broad vaccination of all people in that group is unlikely to have population-level impact. Such a recommendation is applicable to pneumococcal vaccines whereby pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) is recommended for all adults 65 and older, while the administration of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) is based on shared decision-making. In this podcast, we will discuss the ACIP recommendations and the use of shared decision-making as it applies to pneumococcal vaccines. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 6/18/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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Join us as we discuss HPV vaccination and the growing evidence of the benefits to those who receive the vaccine and the protection of those who are not vaccinated.


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In this podcast, infectious disease specialist Dr. Woc-Colburn answers your questions from the past few weeks with a focus on COVID-19 transmission and what precautions to follow as we return to the “new normal”. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 6/3/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


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This session will discuss the latest evidence on concussion occurrence among high school athletes and review return-to play-guidelines and laws. It will also provide a nuanced and realistic discussion of concussion prevention.


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Skilled nursing facilities experienced some of the first clusters of COVID-19 outbreaks in the United States. In this episode, geriatrician Lee Lindquist will discuss how the characteristics of COVID-19 and the policies surrounding testing contributed to the spread of the virus in skilled nursing facilities. She will outline practical policies that skilled nursing facilities can implement to protect their patients and staff, and stop the spread of infection within their facilities. Lastly, she will discuss opportunities for policy changes moving forward to prevent future outbreaks in these vulnerable settings. Please note that any data, indications, and guidelines presented in this activity are current as of the recording on 05/18/2020 and they are subject to change as new information is published.


In the U.S., about 15.1 million people have an alcohol use disorder and about 4.8 million misuse opioids. This session focuses on the pharmacotherapy of alcohol and opioid use disorders. The faculty will describe and contrast naltrexone and acamprosate treatments for alcohol use disorder and discuss the use of buprenorphine/naloxone to treat opioid use disorder.