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August 8, 2022

Weekly review: These foods may 'significantly accelerate cognitive decline'

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    Why monkeypox could become "one of the worst public health failures," how to keep nurses from leaving, and more.

    Who wins? Exploring Amazon’s One Medical acquisition and what it means today (Monday, August 1)

    Amazon's plan to acquire primary care provider One Medical set the industry abuzz last week. The chatter falls into two camps. Some view Amazon's entry into care delivery as a brilliant move and constructive disruption for an industry that needs it. Here's our take, which features a few near-term winners.

    Monkeypox could become 'one of the worst public health failures' (Tuesday, August 2)

    Monkeypox is spreading rapidly throughout the world, and the United States' response to the outbreak has been "plagued by the same shortcomings we had with Covid-19," former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb writes in the New York Times. He argues this could lead to "one of the worst public health failures in modern times."

    CMS just rated 3,000+ hospitals from 1 to 5 stars. See how yours fared. (Wednesday, August 3)

    CMS recently updated its hospital quality star ratings, with more than 400 hospitals receiving five-star ratings—and nearly 200 receiving only one star. Find out how your hospital fared on our interactive map.

    These foods may 'significantly accelerate cognitive decline' (Thursday, August 4)

    Two unpublished studies presented at the 2022 Alzheimer's Association International Conference suggest that certain factors "can significantly accelerate cognitive decline" and increase an individual's risk of dementia.

    Why 67% of nurses want to quit—and what would make them stay (Friday, August 5)

    As RNs struggle to work through staffing shortages, 67% saying they plan to leave their jobs within the next few years, according to a survey from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses published in Critical Care Nurse. Explore the survey results on our interactive charts.

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