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Assessing Cognitive Impairment in Geriatric Patients

In December 2017, the National Academy of Neuropsychology convened an interorganizational Summit on Population Health Solutions for Assessing Cognitive Impairment in Geriatric Patients in Denver, Colorado. The Summit brought together representatives of a broad range of stakeholders invested in the care of older adults to focus on the topic of cognitive health and aging.

Dietary Supplement Use among U.S. Children

This analysis characterizes the use of dietary supplements (DS) and motivations for DS use among US children (≤18 years) by family income level, food security status, and federal nutrition assistance program using the 2011-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data. About one-third (32%) of children used DS, mostly multivitamin-minerals (MVM, 24%).

Alcohol Drinking Patterns And Liver Cirrhosis Risk

Alcohol is a known cause of cirrhosis, but it is unclear if the associated risk varies by whether alcohol is drunk with meals, or by the frequency or type of alcohol consumed. Here we aim to investigate the associations between alcohol consumption with meals, daily frequency of consumption, and liver cirrhosis.

Sleep Hygiene Practices for Children Highlights, UBC Review

Sleep hygiene , which includes practices like providing a cool and quiet sleeping environment or reading before bed time to help kids unwind, is increasingly popular among parents looking to ensure their children get a good night's rest. But are these practices all they are cracked up to be? University of British Columbia sleep expert and nursing professor Wendy Hall recently led a review of the latest studies to find out.